Shots damage a power line at the Zaporizhia power station. A high-voltage power line supplying the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant in south-central Ukraine was hit by Russian shelling on Friday, but the plant is still operating and no radiation has been detected, the group said Ukrainian nuclear Energoatom. The Zaporijjia nuclear power plant is the largest in Europe. It alone produces a quarter of all electricity in Ukraine, its capacity is about 6,000 megawatts. The nuclear plant has been operating at 70% of its full capacity since it was taken over by the Russians. Earlier, the Russian-installed administration in the occupied Ukrainian town of Enerhodar said it was Ukrainian shells that hit the power plant lines twice. The plant has been in territory under Russian control since Russia invaded Ukraine in February. In mid-July, Ukraine accused Russia of having transformed the nuclear power plant into a military base. The Russians are suspected of firing missiles at the base of the Zaporijjia reactors. Read also: War in Ukraine: a nuclear power plant transformed into a Russian military base, missiles fired at the foot of the Zaporijjia reactors
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