Chernobyl shield completion like “closing a nuclear wound”

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Giant shield-like structure covers nuclear reactor

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Chernobyl shield completion like “closing a nuclear wound”

29 November 2016 Last updated at 18:01 GMT

A giant shield built to cover a damaged nuclear reactor in Chernobyl, Ukraine has been moved into place.

An explosion at the reactor in 1986 sent a cloud of radioactive material into the air, causing a public health and environmental emergency across Europe.

Tom Burridge reports.