Donetsk, Feb 15 – DAN. A People's Militia battalion commander has been injured in an improvised explosive device blast in Gorlovka, the Defense said.

"Today at 8 a.m. an IED went off under a car with the 1st battalion commander inside. We might say it was a terrorist attack," the interlocutor said.

The commander sustained shrapnel wound and has been taken to hospital.

According to the DPR People's Militia command press service Daniil Bezsonov, commander's daughter was also inside the car , she has also been hospitalized. *ot