"A powerful explosion took place at 12.10 pm. near Donetsk state factory of chemical products, according to preliminary data," the report says.
A strong shockwave swept across the city. The residents say that not only glazing but the whole window frames were blown in buildings and houses in many areas.
The details of the incident are specified.
The witnesses have already posted pictures and video in social networks showing a column of smoke in the area of the incident.
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