Donetsk, Mar 1 - DAN. Two people have been killed in Donetsk’s Kievsky district in a strike by Ukrainian armed formations, the Donetsk People’s Republic Emergencies Ministry press service reported on Tuesday.

“At 15:21, the city Firefighting and Rescue Centre was alerted to a car fire on Shakhtorskaya Square. The fire was caused by an explosive object. A team of firefighters who were sent to deal with the emergency found two bodies at the scene. The victims had died of shrapnel wounds,” the report said.

Donetsk mayor Alexey Kulemzin said that strike had been delivered with multiple launch rocket systems.

Earlier reports on Tuesday said that Ukrainian armed formations had delivered a massive strike at Donetsk’s Kievsky district. Emergencies Ministry officers have rescued a woman and a child; three people are trapped under debris and multiple damage has been recorded. *jk