Blast hurts Russia-backed mayor in Ukraine

By Conor Humphries and Max Hunder
Updated May 22 2022 - 6:21pm, first published 6:16pm
Russian forces control the area around the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power station in Ukraine.

The Russian-appointed head of the occupied Ukrainian town next to Europe's largest nuclear power plant has been injured in an explosion, a Ukrainian official and a Russian news agency say.

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