Donetsk locals reports that storming of a military base of the National Guard on the Shchors Street began at about 06:20 p.m. in the city.
According to the Ukrainian committee Nastup, local traffic police blocked all ways to the military base 15 minutes before the attack. They probably shoot with heavy weapons, as strong explosions are being heard, Censor.NET reports, citing TSN.
The National Guard staff confirms the information about the assault.
At the same time, citizens post numerous reports of explosions and gunfire in social networks .
"The storming of the military base in Donetsk is in full pelt. Gunshots (explosions) are being heard. A BRDM or BTR armoured vehicle was spotted on Shakhtarska square about 10 minutes ago. Explosions are heard every minute," a local citizen Oleh Andreiev says.
Earlier, the terrorists demanded servicemen to leave the territory of the military base and side with them. The armoured reconnaissance vehicle BRDM is used by the terrorists.