March 31, 2023

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War in Ukraine: New blasts near Zaporizhia power station, Moscow and Kiev blame each other

Russia and Ukraine have announced new bombings targeting the perimeter of the Zaporizhia power plant in southeastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours, blaming the enemy for the attacks.

Ministry Russian He blamed the security forces Ukrainian There have been three shelling attacks in the last 24 hours Largest nuclear power plant in Europe.

“A total of seventeen shells were fired, four of which hit the roof of Special Building No. 1, where 168 Westinghouse nuclear fuel assemblies are stored”, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement. He added that radioactivity at the site was normal.

In a statement broadcast on Telegram, Ukrainian public company Energoatom accused Russian forces of targeting them. girth of the plant. “Damage is assessed”She added.

The Russia And thisUkraine For weeks they have blamed each other for bombings near Europe’s largest power station.

Thursday, Two of the plant’s six reactors were shut down after the plant was without power for several hours. The reactors were reconnected to Ukraine’s electricity grid on Friday.

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