In Donetsk explosions at a Congress of the Communist party wounded candidate to head DNR
DONETSK, 29 Sep — RIA Novosti. Among the victims of the explosion at the Communist party Congress in Donetsk a candidate for the presidency of the breakaway Donetsk national Republic Igor Khakimzyanov, said a member of the Communist party of the DNI Gennady Fomenko.
Earlier the Deputy of the people’s Council Vladislav berdichevskiy reported an explosion at the Congress of the Communist party of the DPR in Donetsk, three people were injured.
“At the moment of explosion inside the building there were about 50 people. On the site of the explosion pack, everything inside is burned. Two women suffered, one of them severe burns. Also affected Igor Khakimzyanov”, — said Fomenko.
The head of the Communist party of the DNR Boris Litvinov told reporters that the explosion was directed against candidates in the upcoming elections in the breakaway DND and against the party itself.
“This attempt to thwart our participation in the elections. Collecting the documents, we constantly ran into problems. Today was the Congress, as today is the last day of submission to the CEC of documents of candidates for deputies of the national Council. Some of the documents were inside, they burned. Do we have time to recover the documents and submit them, I don’t know”, — said Litvinov.
Igor Khakimzyanov in 2014 was the head of the Ministry of defence DND. He submitted documents to CEC for participation in elections on 11 November for the post of head of DND.