“Fierce fighting is going on between the local forces and the Russian troops,” said Dmitro Orlov, although no casualties were reported.
Earlier, Ukrainian officials said that Russian troops were intensifying their efforts to control the nuclear plant and that they had entered the city with tanks.
“Zaporizhia is on fire as a result of a series of enemy bombings of the buildings and units of Europe’s largest nuclear power plant,” Orlov said on his Telegram channel, threatening global security.
The nuclear power plant is located in Enerhodor and is responsible for supplying 20% of the country’s electricity.
10 times worse than Chernobyl
Atomic station spokesman Andriy Tuz said, “We demand that they stop the bombing.A video was released on the Telegram. “Europe’s largest nuclear power plant poses a real nuclear threat.”
“If it explodes, it will be 10 times bigger than Chernobyl! The Russians must immediately stop the fire and allow firefighters to create a safe zone!” Twitter.
The Russian military is firing on Zaporizhzhia NPP, Europe’s largest nuclear power plant, from all sides. The fire was already burning. If it exploded, it would be 10 times bigger than Sornopil! The Russians must immediately stop the fire, allow firefighters, and establish a safety zone!
– DimitroKuleba (DmytroKuleba) March 4, 2022
Radiation levels should increase
Said a Ukrainian government official Associated Press High levels of radiation were detected near the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, the largest nuclear power plant in Europe under attack by Russian forces.
According to a spokesman for the nuclear plant, the fire broke out after an attack on a site in the southern Ukrainian city of Enerhodor.
A government official told the Associated Press that high levels of radiation were being detected near the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, which supplies 25% of the country’s electricity.
– McGinnard (MegKinnardAP) March 4, 2022
Early in the morning, the Ukrainian regulator told the International Atomic Energy Agency that there was no change in radiation levels at the Ukrainian plant. The #Ukraine Regulator reports to the IAEA that there is no change in the radiation levels at the #Zaporizzhia nuclear power plant site. – IAEA – International Atomic Energy Agency (@iaeaorg) March 4, 2022
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