Live: Russian shelling of towns near Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant renews fear of radiation leak
Russian shellfire hit the towns of Nikopol and Marhanets near the Russian-occupied Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in Ukraine on Saturday, Nikopol’s mayor said, fuelling more fears of a potential radiation leak. Ukraine’s state nuclear company Energoatom said it was assessing damage to the grounds of the nuclear plant after a day of shelling by Moscow forces. Ukraine and Russia continue to trade blame for the latest bombings. Read our liveblog to keep up with the latest developments. All times are Paris time (GMT+2).