A senior commander among pro-Russian rebel forces in eastern Ukraine has reportedly been killed in a car bomb attack in the eastern city of Luhansk.
A senior commander with pro-Russian rebel forces in eastern Ukraine has been killed in a car bomb attack in Luhansk, rebels say.
Oleg Anashchenko, military chief of Luhansk People’s Republic (LPR), was reported to have died instantly.
The incident was described by rebel spokesman Andrey Marochko as an “act of terrorism”.
It follows the bloodiest week of clashes between Ukrainian troops and Russian-backed insurgents since 2015.