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On August 3, experts of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) inspected the roofs of the third and fourth power units of the Zaporizhzhia NPP. They did not find any mines or explosives. This is reported by the IAEA.
"After repeated requests, the local roofing repair companies was given unhindered access to the roofs of the two reactor units and was also able to inspect the roofs of the engine rooms. The group will continue to request permission to visit the roofs of the remaining four power units of the ZNPP,” the press release states.
Access to inspect the roofs of the third and fourth power units was granted to IAEA experts immediately after the ninth shift of experts on stations The night before the rotation, the monitoring team informed the IAEA about a series of explosions in the area of the nuclear power plant.
"After walking the perimeter of the site on August 1, the team confirmed that the mines, first discovered on July 23, were still in place. No new mines or explosives were found during the rounds over the last week,” the statement reads.
Ukrainian special services have repeatedly warned about preparations by the Russian occupiers for large-scale sabotage at the ZNPP.< /p>
BAGNET reminds that since March 4, 2022, the Zaporizhia NPP station has been under the control of Russian invaders. Russian troops periodically shell the station. During one of the attacks, the warhead of the missile fell 400 meters from the NPP power unit. In May, the occupiers stopped all units.
IAEA experts have been present at the ZNPP since September 1, 2022, after the first visit of the agency's general director, Raphael Grossi, to the station. >We will also remind you that the doctor Yevgeny Komarovskyi commented on the situation regarding a possible terrorist attack by the Russian Federation at the Zaporizhzhya NPP.
Prepared by: Serhiy Daga