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IAEA experts report hearing sounds of explosion, shooting near ZNPP on February 28

No further details were available of this incident

VIENNA, March 1. /TASS/. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has said in its regular update that its experts heard sounds of explosion and shooting near the Zaporozhye Nuclear Power Plant (ZNPP) on Wednesday.

"Early on Wednesday morning, the experts heard an explosion some distance away from the plant followed by what appeared to be small arms fire close to or on the site. The ZNPP informed the IAEA team that Russian troops had taken measures to "protect the plant" against drones in the area, but that the ZNPP itself had not been attacked and there was no damage or casualties. No further details were immediately available of this incident," it said. "The IAEA experts requested access to the area but were told there was no damage to inspect, and that the area was outside the plant’s control.".