The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said “powerful explosions” rocked the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in Ukraine overnight and Sunday morning.
The UN nuclear watchdog said some buildings, equipment, and systems at the plant, which is under Russian control, have been damaged but there has been nothing critical to nuclear safety and security.
“Whoever is behind this, it must stop immediately,” IAEA chief Rafael Grossi said on Twitter. “You’re playing with fire,” he added.
He again appealed to Russia and Ukraine to agree to set up a “safety zone” around the plant.
It would require Moscow and Kyiv to stop military action in and around the plant.
Russia’s Defense Ministry on Sunday accused Kyiv of shelling the territory around Zaporizhzhia.
It said Ukraine “does not…