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    Trade University Building Damaged in Attack in Downtown Donetsk

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    A terrorist attack was committed near the building of the Trade University in Donetsk, part of the assembly hall was destroyed and the library was damaged, according to a spokesman for the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) administration.

    DONETSK (Sputnik) — The building of the Trade University has been damaged in an attack in downtown Donetsk, a spokesman for the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) administration told reporters Thursday.

    "On Shevchenko Boulevard, a terrorist attack was committed near the building of the Trade University. Part of the assembly hall was destroyed, the library was damaged," the spokesman said.

    Later a law enforcement source told Sputnik this could have taken place as a result of an explosion.

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