Russian-backed authorities say air defences thwarted Ukrainian attack on Enerhodar and Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant

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A view shows the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant in the course of Ukraine-Russia conflict outside the Russian-controlled city of Enerhodar in the Zaporizhzhia region, Ukraine August 4, 2022. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko/File Photo

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Aug 11 (Reuters) - Russian anti-aircraft defence systems thwarted Ukrainian attacks on the occupied Ukrainian city of Enerhodar and the nearby Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, state-owned news agencies TASS and RIA reported on Thursday, citing the Russian-imposed authorities in Zaporizhzhia region.

Reuters could not independently verify the claim.

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