SHAKHTARSK (Sputnik) — A total of two roadside bombs exploded Monday near a memorial complex in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) shortly before DPR leader Alexander Zakharchenko's motorcade was supposed to drive through, Sputnik correspondent reported.
The complex is expected to host the events dedicated to the 72nd anniversary of the end of the Great Patriotic War.
No victims have been reported. The section of the road is sealed off.
A member of Zakharchenko administration told reporters that the official version of the bombing was a terrorist attack.
"The official version of the explosion is a terrorist attack," the member said.
Following the explosion a situation room has been set up, a law enforcement official told reporters.