Donetsk, Mar 6 - DAN. The car explosion in central Donetsk in the evening of March 5 occurred as a grenade was set off, provoked by a lovers’ quarrel, the DPR Interior Ministry press service said on Tuesday.

“The investigator found that the man had not given up the attempts to resume relationship with his ex-girlfriend. He took grenades for the meeting with her and set off one of them after the girl refused him,” the press service said.

Criminal proceedings have been instituted; an investigation is underway.

In the March 5 explosion in central Donetsk the woman was killed on the spot. The man suffered injuries and was rushed to hospital.*jk