The explosion occurred on the second floor of the building according to eyewitnesses. There is no fire.
"There was an explosion in Donetsk Central Department Store," the local media News of Donbas writes on Twitter.
"The explosion occurred on the second floor of the Central Department Store. No fire noticed, the paramedics are working, the movement is not blocked. There are 1 detainee and at least 1 wounded," eyewitnesses write on Twitter.
"The explosion occurred on the second floor of Central Department Store. There are wounded. The reasons of the accident are investigated by the State Emergency Service of Ukraine and the Ministry of Internal Affairs. One person was injured by the explosion," deputy chairman of the Voroshilov district council of Donetsk Ivan Prikhodko writes on Facebook.
"Donetsk, the Central Department Store after the explosion," the eyewitnesses published photo on Twitter.