Russia rockets damaged part of Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant says Ukraine – BBC News

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Ukraine’s nuclear agency says Russian rockets have damaged part of a giant Russian-controlled nuclear power plant, but there has been no radiation leak.

Enerhoatom said a nitrogen-oxygen unit and a high-voltage power line had been damaged at the Zaporizhzhia plant – Europe’s largest – in southern Ukraine.

Local Russian-appointed officials blamed Ukraine for shelling earlier.

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