Property and precious items left
after the accident have become the target for loot seekers. On the sign: "Owners of
the house are still here, and our family line will never vanish," thus warning the
burglars and the authorities about their presence.
Fellow firemen are standing at the
graves of two lieutenants, V. Pravik and V. Kibenok, who were on the spot immediately
after the fire broke out at the plant and who died two weeks later. They were 23 and 24
years of age respectively.
A mother of Valeriy Hodemchuk is
mourning over the picture of her son, who was the first victim of the catastrophe buried
at Chernobyl Plant during the explosion. His corpse have never been found afterwards.
This enormous cluster of radiation
mass observed by the photographer is called "The Elephant Leg." This amount of
radioactive particles will be enough to kill millions of people.