Updated at 15:34,14-12-2017

Reports: Reactor collapses in Astravets NPP building site

Euroradio

Another incident has occurred at the building site of Astravets NPP, several mass media reported on the evening of July 25. According to their reports, a reactor that weighed 330 tons collapsed from the height of 2 or 4 metres. The Ministry of Energy has not commented on it yet.

"I cannot tell you anything. We are dealing with it. The information will appear on the website of the Ministry today or tomorrow,” BelaPAN quotes spokesperson Zhanna Zyankevich. No explanations have been given on the website of the Ministry of Energy so far.

According to reporters, the area has been encircled and is guarded now. The administration of the Belarusian NPP has not commented on the situation either.