March 5, a car exploded near the sports complex Olimpiyskyi in the center of occupied Donetsk, according to the reports in the separatist media citing a source in the security forces of the "DPR" militia.

“We just learned that a car exploded in the center of Donetsk. According to preliminary data, one person was killed, one was injured," reads the message.

The incident took place on the roadway of Artema Street opposite the Olimpiyskyi Sports Complex. Now the territory is cordoned off, investigative measures are being conducted. The invaders blocked traffic on this section of the road.

Reportedly, earlier, on March 4 servicemen of the 57th Brigade of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported on Facebook on the capture of a militant of illegal armed groups, who turned out to be a Russian citizen.