Ukraine Says Russian Shelling Disconnects Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Plant From Grid

KYIV, Ukraine—Ukraine’s power operator stated on Monday {that a} hearth brought on by Russian shelling had severed a power-transmission line and successfully disconnected the Zaporizhzhia nuclear-power plant from Ukraine’s electrical energy grid.

Ukraine has for weeks accused Russia of intentionally shelling the plant, Europe’s largest. Russia has in flip blamed Ukrainian forces positioned throughout the Dnipro River in areas across the metropolis of Nikopol. It didn’t instantly touch upon the newest accusation.