Ukraine says it hit Russian base near Zaporizhia nuclear power plant | War in Ukraine

Ukraine says it hit Russian base near Zaporizhia nuclear power plant | War in Ukraine

Three artillery systems and an ammunition depot were destroyed, according to kyiv.

Ukraine said on Friday it had struck a Russian base in Enerhodar, the city where the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant, occupied by Russian troops, is located, the day after a visit by x27;a team from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

In the localities of Kherson and Enerhodar, precise strikes by our troops destroyed three enemy artillery systems and an ammunition depot, killing Russian servicemen, reports the Ukrainian army in its evening report.

Pro-kyiv mayor of Enerhodar Dmytro Orlov, currently in exile, said he had no information about it referring to serious problems of the mobile network in this city on Friday.

The Ukrainian army has also claimed that the Russian forces had evacuated all their military equipment from the plant site before the arrival of the IAEA mission, several of whom remained at the plant and are still there.

The Zaporizhia power plant, the largest in Europe, fell to Russian troops in March, shortly after Moscow launched its invasion of Ukraine, and its site was targeted by several bombardments causing damage. fear a nuclear disaster.

Kiev and Moscow reject responsibility for these strikes.

The Zaporizhia nuclear power plant, near the city of Enerhodar in Ukraine, is controlled by the Russian army.

Thursday morning, before the; arrival of the IAEA mission, the Ukrainian authorities accused the Russians of having bombed Enerhodar with the intention of blaming Kiev.

At the same time, the Russian army accused the Ukrainians of sending a team eps of saboteurs to take the nuclear power plant.

Ukraine said it had launched a counter-offensive to retake Russian-occupied southern territories, but blocked all communication about it.

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