News agency 'Vchasno'

Two Explosions Occurred Before the Passing of the Cortege of the Leader of the "DNR" - Militants Claim an Attempt on Zakharchenko’s Life

Explosive devices worked on the highway, on which the leader of the "DNR" Alexander Zakharchenko went to events on the occasion of the Victory Day.

 Two explosions occurred on the road to the memorial complex "Saur-Mogila" in the occupied part of the Donetsk region shortly before the passing of the cortege of the leader of the "DNR" group Alexander Zakharchenko. As reported by RIA Novosti, the explosions occurred on the only road to the memorial in a few minutes before the column with journalists was supposed to follow it.

There are no victims. The section of the road is blocked.

Zakharchenko, "Speaker of the Parliament of the DNR" Denis Pushilin, also other representatives of the top of the terrorist organization are expected to participate in the events that dedicated to the 72nd anniversary of the Victory.

In the so-called "administration of the republic" informed that they knew about the impending assassination attempt on the leader of the "DNR".

"The guard of Zakharchenko knew that an assassination attempt was being prepared on the life of head of the DNR," the report said.