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July 10, 1986

Soviet decontamination crews have cleaned up at least seven villages around the crippled Chernobyl nuclear plant and have readied them for the return of their inhabitants, Pravda reported. In an article from its correspondent in the Gomel region of Byelorussia, the Communist Party newspaper said that daily checks of air radiation levels showed a gradual improvement in the area. However, Pravda also reported that 7,000 wells in the region of Bragin, about 50 miles north of the stricken plant have been hermetically sealed.

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