KYIV, Ukraine — Ukraine on Wednesday referred to as for the residents of Russian-occupied areas across the Zaporizhzhia nuclear energy plant to evacuate for their very own security.
Moscow and Kyiv accuse one another of shelling the nuclear plant, Europe’s largest, risking a nuclear catastrophe.
“I attraction to the residents of the districts adjoining to the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Energy Plant …. evacuate! Discover a technique to get to (Ukrainian) managed territory,” Deputy Prime Minister Iryna Vereshchuk stated in a publish on the Telegram messaging service.
The exiled Ukrainian mayor of Enerhodar, the principle city serving the plant, stated in a separate Telegram publish that it was below fireplace from Russian forces and that it had no electrical provide.
Russia denies concentrating on civilians and accuses Kyiv of shelling the nuclear plant.