Fresh photos have emerged which show holes in the roof of the Russian-occupied nuclear power plant in Zaporizhzhia, as fears grow over a potential nuclear disaster in southern Ukraine.
Satellite and mobile phone pictures highlight a hole in the roof of what is claimed to be Special Building No. 1, where fresh fuel for nuclear reactors is stored in Europe’s largest nuclear power plant.
Russian forces, which captured the plant in the Ukrainian city of Enerhodar on the southern bank of the Dnipro River in March, accused Ukrainian troops of shelling the territory on Monday, according to Russia’s TASS news agency.
The Russian-installed city authorities said two 155mm shells fired from the city of Nikopol in Ukrainian-held territory exploded near a spent fuel storage building at the plant, the agency added.
In return, Ukrainian authorities accuse the Russians of setting up military installations next to the reactors and using them as nuclear …