Two bombs caught in the home stadium of FC “Shakhtar” (Donetsk), Donbas arena, on Saturday morning, August 23, destroyed the building of the energy center of the stadium, and smashed the facade, plumbing and equipment.
According to General Director of “Shakhtar” Sergei Palkin, two bombs landed on the territory of “Donbass Arena” around 6:00 local time.
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“At 6 o’clock in the morning the bomb hit the Donbass Arena and in the energy center near the stadium” — said sports functionary on his page on the social network Facebook.
We add that the official website of FC “Shakhtar” argues that as a result of shelling none of the employees of the club and the arena was not injured.
Previously UEFA has banned Shakhtar, Metalist (Kharkiv) and “Dnipro” (Dnepropetrovsk) to European Cup matches in their arenas. However, the last two teams play the championship matches at home, but the Donetsk club was forced to receive guests in Lviv.