MOSCOW, October 19. /TASS/. The Ukrainian military opened fire in the early hours of Wednesday on the city of Energodar, where the Zaporozhye Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) is located, the municipal military-civilian administration reported.
"The Ukrainian military is currently shelling Energodar using various weapons. The strikes target different parts of the city," the administration stated.
There is no information as of yet regarding possible casualties or the scale of the damage inflicted upon the local infrastructure.
The municipal military-civilian administration reported on Tuesday night that the Ukrainian forces delivered nine artillery strikes on the Zaporozhye NPP with the use of US-made M777 howitzers.
Energodar, as well as the Zaporozhye Nuclear Power Plant, which is Europe’s largest nuclear power facility, located in the city, have been repeatedly attacked by Ukrainian troops, artillery and drones. As a result of damage to some infrastructure facilities near the station, all six of its units were shut down.