A single-track section of the Donetsk Railway was damaged in two places between the stations Kondrashevskaya Novaya and Ogorodny (959 km) at 5:30 a.m. on Tuesday and between the stations Krasnozerovka and Ogorodny at 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday. Three and one meters of the railway were damaged, respectively.
No one was hurt in the explosions and traffic is expected to resume on the railway by 11:00 a.m. on June 24, the Donetsk railway press service told Interfax.
The train connecting Moscow and Lugansk, which runs on the section of the railway, may be delayed, the Donetsk railway said.
"The Donetsk railway is extremely concerned about the situation with the explosions and calls on the law enforcement agencies and all security and defense structures to ensure safe operation and integrity of the Donetsk railway infrastructure," the press service said.
According to earlier reports, unidentified individuals blew up the section of the railway between the stations Ilovaisk and Kuteinikovo on June 22. A cargo train was moving in the section of the railway at the time of the explosion. Fourteen cars derailed. The locomotive brigade was not hurt.
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