Footage claims to show explosions in northern Ukraine near Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant

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The mayor of Enerhodar said “constant mortar attacks” struck the Ukrainian city, near the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant, on the morning of Thursday, 1 September.

Dmytro Orlov claimed in a Telegram post that Russian shelling hit the “pre-agreed route” of the UN IAEA mission to the Zaporizhzhia plant, leading to the shutdown of a power unit.

Russian news agency Interfax said shelling hit residential buildings, a kindergarten building, and parked cars. An unknown number of casualties were sustained in the attack.

Footage circulating on Twitter claims to show explosions in the city that day.

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