The operational report of the Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) said that on August 9 about 2:25 observers saw four burned armored car parked in front of the OSCE observers CMM residence in Donetsk. Five minutes later, he heard four loud explosion, "which is most likely to have resulted from the explosion of tires on the armored vehicles." By 3:22 the fire was extinguished.
SMM noted that three cars were completely destroyed, a badly damaged and three cars partially affected by the fire. Victims among the OSCE observers are not present. Representatives SMM reported the incident to the authorities of the DNI, who arrived at the emergency and examined what was left of the car.
Earlier that arson armored OSCE observer mission in Donetsk was made Ukrainian saboteurs, DAN agency reported in the power unit of the Council of Ministers of the DNI. According to representatives of the DNI, the attackers planted Kiev look forward to further destabilize the situation in the Donbass Donetsk and discredit the People's Republic.