The International Atomic Energy Agency, the United Nations nuclear watchdog, said a violent explosion was heard near the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant.
[Instant News/Comprehensive Report] After the United States and Germany successively aided Ukraine with tanks, Russia was displeased. There was an explosion; the Russian nuclear power plant objected, which was groundless.
According to comprehensive foreign media reports, shortly after the Russian army invaded Ukraine in February last year, it captured the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant in early March.
Russia and Ukraine mutually controlled the firing of artillery shells nearby, so the International Atomic Energy Agency sent experts to five nuclear power plants in Ukraine.
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Supervisors of the International Atomic Energy Agency will regularly report explosions near nuclear power plants. The director of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Rafael Grossi, said that there were 8 violent explosions at around 10:00 a.m. yesterday, so powerful that even the windows were closed. In shaking, more explosions are heard today.
He called for the establishment of a safe zone around the perimeter.
Renat Karchaa, an adviser to the executive director of Russian nuclear power plant operator Rosenergoatom, said that these comments are baseless and "can only be described as provocative." Before disseminating information, it should be confirmed whether it is a rumor. Such behavior of the organization is only to establish that Russia cannot be maintained. Nuclear power safety image.
In this regard, Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal (Denys Shmyhal) suspected that the Russian attack targeted the energy plant.
President Zelensky called an energy-related meeting on the 26th to discuss energy shortages and repairs after the attack.
According to statistics from the International Atomic Energy Agency, there are 8 reactors in the Zaporo Thermal Nuclear Power Plant, 6 of which have been shut down, and the remaining 2 are in thermal shutdown mode. Provides steam and heat.