As Russia's managed to enter the territory of Ukraine on the ninth day, a fire at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant was witnessed after an incursion by Moscow - rang alarm bells across the Globe on Friday. The Russian troops, Kyiv said, ambushed the nuclear power plant - near power centre Energodar - that steered to a tremendous fire. While the fire led to a gigantic alarm echoing worldwide, compelling US president Joe Biden and UK prime minister Boris Johnson to reckon Volodymyr Zelenskyy, to confirm that the fire was extinguished and there were no radiation leaks.
Hours later, however, it was ascertained that the Russian troops had confiscated the plant. The seizure comes as Moscow goes on with its full-scale aggression in Ukraine despite both sides finalizing their second rounds of conversations in Belarus to examine military and humanitarian problems and a prospective political settlement of the ongoing conflict.
According to information Zaporizhzhia, the nuclear power plant is the biggest in Europe and the ninth-largest across the globe. The seizure occurred in the early hours on Friday. "Russian army has opened fire on Zaporizhzhia NPP. No nation except Russia has ever opened fire at nuclear power departments. For the first time in human record, a terrorist nation has turned to nuclear terror. Only instantaneous European action can halt Russian armies," Zelenskyy said in a video address in a sharp message.