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Growing alarm over explosions at Ukraine and Europe's largest nuclear power plant

1 month ago   |   By NBC News

The weekend rocket attack destroyed high voltage wires at the Zaporizhzhia plant, forcing Ukrainian workers to limit output at one of its 6 reactors. Both Russia and Ukraine are blaming the other side for the strike, but experts warn of a potential radiation catastrophe if a rocket strikes the wrong place.
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After Rockets Strike Near Nuclear Plant, Ukraine and Russia Trade Blame

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

Moscow accused Ukraine of striking near spent-fuel storage at the Zaporizhzhia power plant, while Ukrainian intelligence said it was a move by Russia to destroy infrastructure.
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