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Repairs underway in Gornobyl after power outage

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Ukrainian technicians have begun work to restore power to the decommissioned Chernobyl nuclear power plant, TT reports. The International Atomic Energy Agency wrote in a statement that technicians have begun repairing part of the damaged power line.

Russian forces occupied the nuclear power plant early in the invasion, and 211 people are still working at the site “under increasingly difficult conditions,” according to the International Atomic Energy Agency.

However, repair work at the Zaporizhia Nuclear Power Plant was delayed due to the fighting. In addition to canceling maintenance work. According to the International Atomic Energy Agency, four power lines were damaged, but diesel generators for backup power are ready and available for use.

On Friday, a Ukrainian nuclear research center in Kharkiv was bombed, but according to the head of the department, Mykola Shulga, the laboratory of the facility was not damaged, according to Reuters.

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