MOSCOW: A Ukrainian attack involving multiple drones has been thwarted in the Russian city of Kurchatov, home to the Kursk nuclear power plant, according to civilian and military officials.
Unconfirmed reports claimed that one of the aircraft damaged a nuclear waste storage building at the site, RT reported.
The spree of incidents happened on Thursday evening in the Kursk Region, which borders Ukraine. The Russian Defence Ministry reported intercepting a fixed-wing drone over the Russian territory on two occasions, about two hours apart, while the power plant’s press service said it was attacked by three enemy drones.
Kurchatov is located some 60 km from the Ukrainian border.
The statement by the civilian authorities reported no damage or casualties on the ground, saying that all four units of the facility were operating normally. (IANS)