Donetsk, Mar 14 – DAN. One of the cassettes of the Tochka-U downed over central Donetsk, exploded, killing at least 20 civilians in the central part of the city.

DPR Defence's deputy chief of staff Eduard Basurin confirmed DAN that the missile has a cassette-type warhead.

The Territorial Defence HQ said that at least 20 people have been killed, nine injured. There are children among the casualties.

The DPR Head Denis Pushilin said speaking at the Rossiya 1 TV Channel that there would have been much more victims if the missile had not been downed. *ot