Alexander Zaharchenko: Dmitry Korotaev / Kommersant
The self-proclaimed head of the Donetsk people’s Republic died because of traumatic brain injury in the blast, reported “Interfax” a source in law enforcement bodies of the DPR.
According to the source, the injury was not compatible with life, so Zakharchenko died on the spot.
It is also reported that the two men accompanying the head of the DNI, was seriously injured and was hospitalized. Among them is Vice Prime Minister and Minister of incomes and fees of the Republic Alexander Timofeev. The name of the other victim is not named.
The place of death of 42-year-old Zakharchenko was a café called “Separable” in Donetsk. There was a powerful explosion, which, according to various data, suffered from one to three people. DNR authorities believe the incident a terrorist act, organized by the Ukrainian authorities; a similar position is shared in Moscow. Official Kiev denies the charges, claiming that the death of the head of DND was the result of civil strife.
According to sources, the suspects have been detained Ukrainian saboteurs and related persons.
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