Updated at 10:54,14-11-2017

Dry grass on fire in Chernobyl (photo)

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Another major fire was registered in the area at the end of April. It was very difficult to put it out back then.

Another fire has started in the alienation zone near the Chernobyl NPP. The first fire was registered at the end of April. Major forces were used to put out the fire that overwhelmed 320 hectares of land. The fire did not reach the NPP.

Dry grass on the territory of about 130 hectares is on fire now, BBC reports. 117 people and 24 machines are putting it out. They have not managed to do it yet.

Dry grass on fire in Chernobyl (photo)