U.N. Nuclear Watchdog Alarmed by Shelling Near Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia Plant

The top of the United Nations atomic company mentioned shelling within the neighborhood of Europe’s largest nuclear energy station, positioned in Ukraine, underlined the danger of a catastrophe that may threaten public well being far past the battlefield.

Rafael Grossi’s feedback Saturday got here after shelling close to the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant on Friday severed a high-voltage energy line and prompted employees on the station to shut one in all its six reactors, in line with the Ukrainian nuclear regulator.