Ukraine Seeks Corridor to Evacuate Civilians Near Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Plant

Scores of individuals have been making an attempt to evacuate from villages close to the Zaporizhzhia nuclear-power plant, Ukrainian officers mentioned, as an explosion lower off entry to electrical energy and water at a close-by city.

Electrical energy and water provides in Enerhodar, Ukraine, have been stopped after residents reported a robust explosion Tuesday that shook the city, mentioned Mayor Dmytro Orlov. Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Iryna Vereshchuk appealed for Russia to permit civilians from the realm—which is managed by Russian forces—to cross into Ukrainian-held territory.