Ukraine Readies Plans to Evacuate Civilians Amid Fighting Near Nuclear Plant

KYIV, Ukraine—Ukraine mentioned it’s making ready plans to evacuate civilians from cities across the Russian-controlled Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant in case preventing within the space and Russian restrictions on personnel trigger a radiation leak.

“The power plant is not just in enemy hands, but in the hands of untrained specialists who can cause a tragedy,” Ukrainian Inside Minister Denys Monastyrskyi mentioned, including that the entry of Ukrainian personnel has been restricted in some areas. “The level of danger is the highest. It’s hard to even imagine the scale of the tragedy if Russian activities continue there. We have to prepare for all scenarios now.”