Kiev — The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has said there is no immediate danger to the Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant in Ukraine following an explosion that burst the Nova Kakhovka dam further downstream.
"IAEA experts at Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Power Plant are closely monitoring the situation," the UN agency wrote on Twitter.
There is "no immediate nuclear safety risk at plant," it added.
A spokesman for the Russian nuclear company Rosenergoatom told the Interfax agency that the nuclear plant, which like the Kakhovka dam is located on the Dnipro River, was not affected.
The nuclear plant is currently occupied by Russian troops.
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