External power restored to Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant - IAEA

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VIENNA, Nov 5 (Reuters) - External powerfulness has been restored to Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia atomic powerfulness works 2 days aft it was disconnected from the powerfulness grid aft Russian shelling damaged precocious voltage lines, the U.N. atomic watchdog said connected Saturday.

Both the plant's outer powerfulness lines were repaired and reconnection started connected Friday afternoon, Rafael Mariano Grossi, manager wide of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), said successful a statement.

Grossi reiterated his telephone for the constitution of a atomic information and information extortion portion astir the works to forestall a atomic accident, adding: "We can't spend to suffer immoderate much time. We indispensable enactment earlier it is excessively late."

Writing by Paul Carrel; Editing by Andrew Heavens

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