The fire at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power facility in Ukraine was extinguished on Friday, according to Ukraine’s official emergency agency.
Ukraine said that Russian soldiers assaulted the factory in the early hours of Friday, and that a five-story training facility building next to it was on fire. Meanwhile, background radiation levels at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power station remain constant. The fire broke out beyond the station’s boundaries, and one of the station’s blocks had been turned off.
The Zaporizhzhia NPP, located in the Zaporizhzhia region, is Europe’s largest nuclear power plant. The Russian Defence Ministry said on Monday that Russian forces had taken control of Enerhodar. Dmytro Kuleba, Ukraine’s Foreign Minister, reported that the Russian army is firing on Zaporizhzhia NPP from all sides.