Donetsk, Feb 22 - DAN. Three people have been killed in an explosion on the Donetsk-Gorlovka highway, a well-informed source told the Donetsk News Agency citing preliminary information.

Two bombs had been planted on the highway. A civilian’s car was destroyed in the blast. Supposedly, the demolitionists targeted another car which was carrying a LPR militia commander. He was not harmed, the source said.

The Donetsk-Gorlovka highway is a DPR trunk road with daily traffic density at thousands of cars.  In the past few days, the highway has been closed several times due to strikes. No casualties have been reported on the highway before.*jk