Ukrainian armed formations fire 20 shells at Zaporozhye NPP, Energodar city

TASS Russian News Agency | Aug 5, 2022 at 8:31 PM

MOSCOW, August 5. /TASS/. The Ukrainian Armed Forces fired twenty 152-mm shells at the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant and the city of Energodar on Friday, the Russian Defense Ministry told reporters.

"On August 5, 2022, from 4.20 p.m. to 5.24 p.m., Ukrainian armed formations carried out three artillery strikes on the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant and the city of Energodar. A total of twenty 152-mm shells were fired," the ministry said.

The Russian Defense Ministry added that the bombardment was conducted by a unit of the 45th Artillery Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces from the emplacement near Marganets, located on the opposite bank of the Kremenchug water reservoir, which is controlled by the Ukrainian army.