August 31, 2018 / 3:56 PM / 3 months ago

Rebel media confirms separatist leader in east Ukraine killed in blast

MOSCOW, Aug 31 (Reuters) - The official media outlet of Russia-backed separatists in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine confirmed rebel leader Alexander Zakharchenko had been killed on Friday.

The Donetsk News Agency said in a statement on its website that Zakharchenko had been killed in an explosion in central Donetsk, citing the rebel leader’s administration. (Reporting by Polina Ivanova and Anton Zverev Writing by Tom Balmforth Editing by Raissa Kasolowsky)

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