Russian forces took control over Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, Europe's largest nuclear power plant.On Friday, Ukraine's nuclear regulator stated this. Russian military seized the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power station on Friday morning, according to Ukraine's nuclear regulator. The fire that broke out at the nuclear plant as a result of Russian shelling has been put out.
The facility's radiation levels are unchanged, though several units have been destroyed, according to Ukraine's nuclear regulator. The fire at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power station in Enerhodar was put out around 6:20 a.m., according to Ukraine's emergency services agency (Kyiv time).
There were no injuries recorded as a result of the fire. "If it (the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power station) blows up, it will be ten times greater than Chornobyl," Ukraine's foreign minister Dymtro Kuleba stated earlier.
After Russia commenced artillery firing, a fire broke out at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear reactor in the south-eastern Ukrainian city of Enerhodar.Andriy Tuz, a spokesperson for the nuclear station, told Ukrainian television that shells were dropping directly on the facility, setting fire to one of its six reactors. That reactor is now undergoing renovations and is not functional, but he claims there is nuclear fuel inside. The Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant is Europe's largest and one of the top 10 nuclear power plants in the world.