By: Anthony Bond
|Swamped: These astonishing new photographs show how Chernobyl - the site of the world's worst nuclear accident - and surrounding city of Pripyat are being reclaimed by the surrounding forest|
These astonishing aerial photographs of the former power plant and the neighbouring city of Pripyat show how they are becoming hidden from view as the surrounding forest closes in.
Following the disaster - which occurred during a systems test on April 26, 1986 - the Ukrainian government evacuated 350,000 residents from Chernobyl and Pripyat.
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