JUST IN - Chernobyl is cut off from the power supply

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Cooling of stored fuel rods is at risk, says the Ukrainian nuclear energy company Energoatom

Cooling of stored fuel rods is at risk, says the Ukrainian nuclear energy company Energoatom.

This is a deeply disturbing development LVIV, Ukraine, March 9 (Reuters) - Radioactive substances could be released from Ukraine's Chernobyl nuclear power plant because it cannot cool spent nuclear fuel after its power connection was severed.