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Belarus

Belarusian Disasters Stats

Definitions

  • 2011 Minsk Metro bombing> Injured: Lists the number of victims injured in the 2011 Minsk Metro bombing, split by nationality. The attack took place on April 11, 2011, in Minsk (Belarus), when an explosion happened at a platform of the central Oktyabrskaya station, which provides the sole interchange between the two lines of the city's metro. The blast occurred ar 17:55 local time, which is rush hour in  Minsk, and trains were located on both tracks. At least 15 people were killed, and more than two hundred were injured
  • Chernobyl > Contaminated area (percent of country): This stat shows the percentage of the listed countries' surface that was contaminated by the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, in the radiation range from 37 to 185 kilobecquerels/m2 of Caesium 3, a radioactive isotope of caesium which is one of the more common products of nuclear fission. This was the lowest level of radioactivity detected in Europe, and some of these countries received higher levels of contamination, although in less extensive areas.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
2011 Minsk Metro bombing> Injured 195 2011 1st out of 5
Chernobyl > Contaminated area (percent of country) 14.4% 2013 1st out of 13

Citation

"Belarus Disasters Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Belarus/Disasters