Police once again found illegal tourists in the Chernobyl Zone.
Police officers from the Vyshhorod District Police Department found two men during a patrol in the city of Pripyat. It was established that the offenders – residents of the city of Kryvyi Rih 31 and 24 years old arrived at the exclusion zone for the purpose of extreme tourism.
The men entered the forbidden territory illegally, bypassing the checkpoints. Concerning violators police officers made reports according to Art. 46-1 (Violation of the requirements of the radiation safety regime in areas subject to radioactive contamination) of the Code of Ukraine on Administrative Offenses.
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