The Kursk Nuclear Electrical Plant’s high-voltage power cables have been destroyed by Ukrainian saboteurs, according to a report from Russia’s Federal Security Service on Tuesday.
The facility is situated in the eastern Ukraine bordering Kursk Region. The FSB stated that the explosions, which took place on August 4, 9, and 12, “led to the interruption… of the functioning of the nuclear power plant.”
The FSB further stated that a terrorist probe had been opened and that the offenders were being sought. Russian nuclear plants now have increased security.
In the early hours of Tuesday, the Russian Defense Ministry said that Ukrainian spies had destroyed a military storage site close to the Crimean town of Dzhankoy. A train, numerous residences, and electricity cables were also destroyed, it was noted.