Fire at Ukrainian nuclear power plant after Russian bombing

“After the bombing of the Zaporozhian nuclear power plant by Russian troops, fireworkSo said spokesman Andrei Tuz in a video on the facility’s Telegram channel.

Firefighters cannot reach the fireplace and cannot extinguish the fire. Bullets fall too close. The factory’s first electrical unit has already been hit. Stop!” he added.

On Twitter, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba appealed to the military. Russia stop the fire immediately.

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“The Russian army is firing from all directions at the Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant, the largest in Europe. It’s already set on fire,” he tweeted.

“If so, it will be ten times bigger than Chernobyl!

Earlier, Ukraine He told the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) that Russian tanks and infantry were very close to the town of Energodar, a few miles from the power plant.

The Zaporizhzhya power plant, which was established in 1985 during the Soviet era, has six reactors and supplies most of the country’s energy.

In a press release, IAEA Director Rafael Mariano Grossi said there was an immediate relief from energy consumption in and around the Energodar facility.

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He also noted that the following organization is helping Kiev and other actors to ensure the safety of nuclear facilities in Ukraine, which has 15 reactors in four different facilities.

On February 24, clashes broke out around the former Chernobyl nuclear power plant, historically the scene of a nuclear accident and now under control of Russian forces.

Representatives of the negotiating groups Russia and Ukraine confirmed an agreement on a temporary ceasefire was reached at the meeting, to be held in Ukraine, where humanitarian corridors will be restored for the evacuation of civilians.

Source: Ulti Mahora

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