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This week in history: 25 April - 1 May

The week when Bangladesh was hit by a devastating tornado killing some 1,300 people, the Soviet Union acknowledged there had been a nuclear accident at Chernobyl, vandals decapitated the Hans Christian Andersen Little Mermaid statue in Copenhagen, the Mujahideen captured the Afghan capital Kabul, and South Africa staged its first ever democratic elections.

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