Ukraine's Zaporizhia nuclear power plant was attacked by Russian troops and a fire broke out.
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.
On March 4, 2022, it was reported that the
Ukrainian nuclear plant, Europe's largest, ablaze after Russian attack --minister | Reuters
Europe's largest nuclear power plant on fire after shelling | AP News
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.
Russian army is firing from all sides upon Zaporizhzhia NPP, the largest nuclear power plant in Europe. Fire has already broke out. If it blows up, it will be 10 times larger than Chornobyl! Russians must IMMEDIATELY cease the fire, allow firefighters, establish a security zone!— Dmytro Kuleba (@DmytroKuleba) March 4, 2022
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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