Donetsk, Feb 1 - DAN. Security services have defused an explosive device in the building of Donetsk's Kiev district administration on Tuesday, city mayor Alexey Kulemzin said.

"A check of the Kiev district administration building by security services found a bomb which was rendered harmless,” Kulemzin said. “Nobody has been hurt.”

On January 28, anonymous reports warned that bombs had been planted in 17 buildings in Donetsk, Makeyevka and Gorlovka. The targeted buildings included the DPR Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Information Ministry, the Central Republican Bank and trade and education centers. All the reports proved false.*jk