Assassination of Zakharchenko: 11 more people injured and killed in the explosion

In addition to the leader of the DPR Alexander Zakharchenko, there are 11 injured and killed people in the explosion in the restaurant Separ in Donetsk, , including the head of the youth movement "the stronghold of the Donbass" Natalia Volkova, Russian Interfax news agency reports. She received severe burns and was taken to Donetsk Trauma Center.

Earlier, the Investigative Committee of Russia, which began investigation into the murder of the DPR Leader, reported that in the the explosion that killed Zakharchenko, the DPR Minister, Alexander Timofeev and an unknown girl were critically injured.

According to preliminary information, Alexander Timofeev is conscious, he cannot speak, but he answers the questions in writing.

The First Day to school activities in the DPR have been cancelled. There will also be no classes on Monday, as the funeral of the militant leader is scheduled for Monday.

Interfax  reported, with reference to a source in DPR power structures, that one of the Zakharchenko’s body guards could be related to the the assassination.

  Zakharchenko, Ukraine, Donbas