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Wednesday 28th of March 1979

45 years ago

A partial nuclear meltdown of the TMI-2 reactor in Unit 2 occurs due to a loss-of-coolant accident in Three Mile Island, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States.

Within days 140.000 people had left the area to escape the release of small amounts of radioactive gases and radioactive iodine into the environment.

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