Thirteen people were killed in the explosion near the bus stop in Donetsk reported the Defense Ministry of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic.
“An hour and a half ago there was explosion near the bus stop. According to preliminary data, thirteen people were killed and three wounded. The trolley and the bus were destroyed “, – told reporters the head of the political Department of the DPR Defence Ministry Eduard Basurin.
According to eyewitnesses, the bus stop was shelled by mortar fire.
“There were about five shots, similar to mortar,” said a local resident, who was near the bus stop at that time.
The DPR command believes that the stop was fired by the Ukrainian militaries.
“Shellings of peaceful settlements, deaths of civilians complicate the negotiation process. On the one hand after the “norman format” we must make progress in peace talks, but Kyiv is doing everything to break the negotiation process,” – reported DPR representative at the talks in Minsk Denis Pushilin.