DONETSK, 15 Feb – RIA Novosti. The Ministry of State Security (MGB) of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic reported that in connection with the explosion of the car of the commander of one of the battalions of the People's Militia, a criminal case was opened under the article “terrorist attack.”
Earlier, the People's Militia of the DPR said that an attempt was made on the life of the commander of one of the departments of the department in Gorlovka. An explosive device went off in his car, he received multiple shrapnel wounds to his legs. As RIA Novosti was told by a source in the law enforcement agencies of the republic, the daughter of the battalion commander was also in the car.
“The injured soldier was hospitalized with moderate wounds. A criminal case was initiated under article 229 of the DPR Criminal Code -“ terrorist act. ”Investigative actions are underway,” the press service of the DPR Ministry of State Security said.
The department clarified that the explosive device was installed under the bottom of the car.
In April 2014, the Ukrainian authorities launched a military operation against the self-proclaimed LPR and DPR, which declared independence after the coup d'etat in Ukraine in February 2014. According to the latest UN data, about 13 thousand people became victims of the conflict. The issue of resolving the situation in Donbass is being discussed, including during the meetings in Minsk of the contact group, which since September 2014 has already adopted three documents regulating steps to de-escalate the conflict. However, after the armistice agreements between the parties to the conflict, shootings continue.