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Energoatom: Russian missile passed 'critically low' over nuclear power plant

by The Kyiv Independent news desk June 26, 2022 10:17 AM 1 min read
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Ukraine's state-run nuclear company Energoatom accused Russia of committing "another act of nuclear terrorism," saying in the early morning of June 26 that a Russian missile passed critically low over the South Ukraine nuclear power plant. "Any damage to the existing power unit will lead to severe consequences and could threaten the world with a terrible nuclear catastrophe," the company said. It added that the missile likely flew in the direction of Kyiv, where on the same morning, a Russian strike hit a residential building, killing at least one person.

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