Zaporizhia NPP territory after the impact. Photo: A still from the video.
The Russian Ministry of Defense issued a statement that from 16:20 to 17:24 on Friday, August 5, the armed forces of Ukraine launched three artillery strikes on the territory of the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant and the city of Energodar. .
The report says that as a result of the strike in the city of Energodar, there was a partial interruption of the electricity supply and damage to the water supply system.
“And in the nuclear power plant, part of the equipment of the power unit number was disconnected three,” the statement emphasizes.
In addition, the Ministry of Defense noted that the nuclear power plant reduced the generated capacity of engine number four.
Hydrogen also ignited at the hydrogen station, but was quickly extinguished .
If the Ukrainian missiles had hit the oil, heating oil equipment and oxygen factory, then a bigger fire would have occurred at Europe's largest nuclear power plant, the Russian Defense Ministry stressed.
Ukraine's army of 45 . artillery brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine fired a total of 20 152 mm shells from positions near the village of Marganets.
The Russian Ministry of Defense called on international organizations to “condemn the criminal acts of the Zelensky regime, committing acts of nuclear terrorism,” and all responsibility in ditch of further provocations.