Ukraine Says Last Reactor At Russia-Controlled Nuclear Plant Switched Off


Ukraine Says Last Reactor At Russia-Controlled Nuclear Plant Switched Off

Russia denies targeting civilians and accuses Kyiv of shelling the nuclear plant.

Kyiv:

Ukraine said Sunday the sixth and final reactor at the Russian-controlled Zaporizhzhia nuclear power station in the south of the country was no longer generating electricity.

“Today, September 11, 2022, at night, at 03.41 am (0141 GMT), unit No. 6 of the ZNPP was disconnected from the power grid. Preparations are underway for its cooling and transfer to a cold state,” state nuclear agency Energoatom said in statement.

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