Candidate for the post of head of DND could stage an assassination attempt, said the source

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Againpretty in photobackpack on the site of the explosion, which occurred at the Congress of the Communist party in Donetsk. 29 Sep 2018Candidate for the post of head of DND could stage an assassination attempt, said the source© RIA Novosti / Sergey Againpretty the image Bank

The candidate for the presidency of the breakaway Donetsk national Republic Igor Khakimzyanov could dramatize the assassination, said a source in law enforcement bodies of the DPR.

«There are operational data, our guys worked, he (Khakimzyanov. — Approx. ed.) thought it a good PR move: no assassination attempt will add to his fame. We could not expect that it will be done so suffered, as the people while he was not injured», — quotes words of the source, the Donetsk news Agency.

The interlocutor of Agency has added that «the consequence will understand.»

Igor Khakimzyanov in 2014 was the head of the Ministry of defence DND. He intends to participate in elections of the Republic and has submitted documents to the CEC.

The explosion at the Congress

The explosion occurred in a three-storey building in Kuibyshev district, where there ended Congress of the Communist party of the DNI. As reported the interior Ministry of the breakaway Republic, injured four people, including Khakimzyanov and Secretary Irina Yakin.

According to preliminary data, in the building worked bezobolochnoe explosive weighing 100-150 grams of TNT.

The Communist party leader Boris Litvinov stated that this was an attempt to disrupt the participation of the Communists in the elections that will be held on November 11. The Congress nominated candidates for the people’s Council DND.