The intelligence confirmed that the Russians had mined the power units of the Zaporizhzhya NPP

Ukrainian intelligence confirmed the information that the Russian army mined the power units of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant.

As reported by Ukrinform, the information about the mining was confirmed by the representative of the press service of the Main Directorate of Intelligence Andriy Yusov, the press service of the Energoatom company in Telegram.

“The IAEA does not control and UN, and all structures do not control the situation at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant. Moreover, international investigations have been conducted and made public, which clearly show how the Russians import weapons, equipment and explosives into the territory of power units. There is confirmed information about the mining of power units by the Russian occupying forces of the Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant in Energodar,” Yusov said.

He stated that the whole world should sound the alarm in order to stop the possible repetition of various scenarios – one of which is the repetition of the “nuclear Olenivka”.

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As reported by Ukrinform, on August 5, Russian troops fired twice at the Zaporizhzhia NPP. At 2:30 p.m., three explosions were recorded near the industrial site of the station. The enemy hit the 330 kV high-voltage communication line of the autotransformer of the Zaporizhzhya TPP autotransformer.

In the evening, the Russians shelled the Zaporizhzhya NPP for the second time, three hits were recorded on the site of the station.

According to Energoatom data, as of the morning of August 6, the ZNPP is operating with the risk of violating radiation and fire safety regulations. Enemy fire caused serious damage to the nitrogen-oxygen station and the combined support corps. There are still risks of hydrogen leakage and sputtering of radioactive substances, and the fire hazard is also high.

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According to the Mayor of Energodar Dmytro Orlov, the Russian military hides its weapons between the power units of the captured Zaporizhzhya NPP. Also the Russians probably mined the territory of the station.

If evacuation is necessary Zaporizhzhia NPP personnel are denied access to shelteras the Russians are hiding in basements from shelling by their own troops.

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