Ukrainian troops opened fire on residential areas of Energodar

Information sign on the territory of the Zaporizhzhya NPP in Energodar. Archive photo

Ukrainian troops shelled residential areas of Energodar, Zaporozhye region, seven people suffered, reported in city administration.

“Recorded four artillery strike on a residential area of the city, the ignition of the car in Parking lots. There are victims, they urgently hospitalized medical service. Fire services are working on the localization of fire,” — said RIA Novosti the representative of the administration.

He noted that the fire was from the American M777 howitzers from Nikopol.

The city authorities regard the attack as a provocation Kiev, aimed at disrupting the visit of IAEA inspections at the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant.

On the nuclear plant today shot down a Ukrainian drone bombers.

On the eve of the APU caused to Energodar 20 artillery strikes, five of which occurred at a nuclear power plant.

ZNPP is the largest by number of units and installed capacity of nuclear power plants in Europe. Since March she is under the protection of the Russian military. In the near future is expected to visit the station of the group of experts of the IAEA. As stated by the President of France Emmanuel macron, Russia and Ukraine have provided security assurances to send a mission.

During the RAID, the Russian military took control of the Azov part of the Zaporozhye region, and all the Kherson region, occupying the major cities such as Kherson, Melitopol, Berdyansk, Ukraine, and cut off from the sea of Azov. In both regions formed the new administration, is the broadcasting of Russian TV channels and radio stations are restored trade and transport links with the Crimea. The regions have announced plans to join Russia.