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Russia shells area near Europe's largest nuclear power plant for the second time in one day

by The Kyiv Independent news desk August 5, 2022 9:28 PM 1 min read
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Ukraine’s state-run nuclear power operator Energoatom reported that this time the Russian military hit "directly on the site" of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant near one of the reactors. There is a high risk of fire, as well as hydrogen and radioactive leakage, according to the operator. On Aug. 5, the plant shut down one of the three operating power units as Russia continues to “terrorize and endanger the entire civilized world,” the statement reads.

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