No radiation concerns in Poland, atomic energy agency says

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There are no radiation threats to Poland caused by a Russian attack on the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in Ukraine, the National Atomic Energy Agency (PAA) has reported.

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said in a Sunday statement that the Russian-held Zaporizhzhia plant in southern Ukraine, the biggest nuclear power plant in Europe, was rocked by more than a dozen blasts on Saturday evening and Sunday.

Later on Sunday, PAA wrote on Twitter that there is "no radiological threat after repeated shelling of the area of the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant. According to the Ukrainian nuclear regulator, there was no damage to systems critical for nuclear safety.

The agency added that radiation levels have remained normal in Poland.