Satellite sees unknown objects on the roof of the Zaporizhzhia NPP

Unknown objects appeared on the roof of the third and fourth power units of the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant. This is reported by Radio Liberty. Earlier there were reports that the Russians could have mined them.

Objects on the roof of the Zaporizhzhia NPP. Source: Planet Labs

Unknown objects on the roof of the Zaporizhzhia NPP

On July 6, the Russian service of Radio Liberty published satellite images of the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant occupied by the Russian military. The photos were obtained by the devices of the American company Planet Labs.

On them you can see the roofs of the third and fourth power units, and on them — strange small objects. A comparison of these photos with a video that dated back to 2017 showed that there had never been anything like this before.

There is a suspicion that it may be explosives installed by the occupiers. However, it is quite difficult to make sure whether this is true or not. The resolution of the satellite cameras is 0.5 meters and this is not enough to understand exactly what appeared on the roof.

Possible nuclear terrorist attack

The fact that the Russians mined the Zaporizhzhia NPP in order to arrange a nuclear catastrophe and blame others for it, the Ukrainian military has been talking for several months. After the Russians blew up the Kakhovka hydroelectric dam, the head of the IAEA, Rafael Grossi, inspected the reactors and found no explosives. However, he did it only from below.

Meanwhile, waves of fear of radiation are moving through Ukraine. On July 4, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy wrote about the threat of undermining the NPP. On the 5th, Grossi announced the need for a new visit to the station. He asks the occupiers to give him access to the roofs of the reactors.

It is worth noting that now all the reactors of the NPP are in the stage of shutting down. They do not produce electricity and the process of uranium decay in them is minimal. In addition, each of them is located inside a sturdy case. Therefore, in order to destroy them, considerable efforts are needed.

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