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Ukraine says nuclear plant offline after Russian shelling

 

September 4, 2022



KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Europe's largest nuclear plant was knocked off Ukraine's electricity grid Monday, its last transmission line disconnected because of a fire caused by shelling, the facility's operator and the U.N. atomic watchdog said.

The International Atomic Energy Agency said it was informed Monday by Ukrainian authorities that the reserve line "was deliberately disconnected in order to extinguish a fire."

"The line itself is not damaged, and it will be reconnected once the fire is extinguished," the IAEA said.

In the meantime, the plant's only remaining operational reactor would "...



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