Ukraine's Zaporizhia nuclear power plant was attacked by Russian troops and a fire broke out.

On March 4, 2022, it was reported that the

Zaporizhia nuclear power plant in Ukraine was attacked by Russian troops and some fires were occurring. The fire department arrived at 10:20 on the same day, and the threat of radiation diffusion has not been confirmed.

Ukrainian nuclear plant, Europe's largest, ablaze after Russian attack --minister | Reuters

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At 9:34 on March 4, Japan time, Ukraine's Foreign Minister Domitro Kleber tweeted that the Zaporizhya nuclear power plant, Europe's largest nuclear power plant, was attacked by Russian troops and a fire broke out. .. 'The explosion would be 10 times more damaging than the Chernobyl nuclear power plant,' Kleber said, calling on Russia to immediately stop the attack and allow firefighting access.

The attack continued for a while, but at around 11:00 on the same day, a spokesman for the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant, Alexander Tsuz , reported to the BBC that 'the bombardment had stopped.' However, 'the situation is very uncertain,' and it is not clear whether fire extinguishing activities are taking place. Nexta, a Belarusian media, tweeted at 10:19 on the same day, ' Mr. Tsuz, there is no threat of radiation diffusion, ' and at 10:50, ' The safety of the plant was secured, the director of the Zaporizhia Regional State Administration. ' increase.

The Zaporizhia Nuclear Power Station monitors the surrounding radiation dose and publishes it on the following page.

Radiation conditions _ ZNPP

The situation when a flare and what appeared to be an object arrived at the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant was captured by a camera that records live footage of the site. You can check the video from the following.

Горить Запорізька АЕС !!! Момент потрапляння снаряду --YouTube

The Zaporizhia Nuclear Power Plant is Europe's largest nuclear power plant located in southeastern Ukraine. According to the Associated Press, an attack from the Russian army hit the facility directly and one of the six reactors ignited, but the reactor was under renovation and was not in operation. However, the Associated Press reports that there is nuclear fuel inside.

Russian troops have already occupied the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Kyiv. The BBC said, 'The International Atomic Energy Agency is in talks with the Ukrainian authorities to provide the best possible support to keep the four nuclear power plants in Ukraine safe.'

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