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Ukrainian drone strikes Zaporozhye nuclear plant - local authorities

Posted On: Dec 8, 2022   |   Posted By: RT

Ukrainian drone strikes Zaporozhye nuclear plant - local authorities

The attacks however, didn't hit the reactor, a statement said
The Zaporozhye nuclear power plant came under attack by a Ukrainian drone on Thursday, local authorities have said. There has been no leak, though, they have reassured the public.
The explosive-laden UAV crashed into the plant's support infrastructure, the head of the Zaporozhye region's administration Evgeny Balitsky told Channel 1. “It didn't hit the reactor. The reactor is out of danger,” he added.
The Zaporozhye nuclear facility, the largest in Europe, and the nearby town of Energodar have come under repeated missile and artillery strikes in recent weeks, which Moscow has blamed on Kiev. It also said that Russian forces have repelled several attempts to retake the plant by Ukrainian saboteurs.
Russia has repeatedly warned that the continued shelling of the nuclear site could cause a disaster that would eclipse the 1986 Chernobyl incident and affect many countries in Europe. Earlier this month, the last working reactor out of six at the plant...

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