The separatist government said in a statement that preliminary information indicated it was caused by a bomb.

Football Club Shakhtar Donetsk (Ukrainian: Футбольний клуб «Шахта́р» Донецьк [fʊdˈbɔlʲnɪj ˈklub ʃɐxˈtɑr doˈnɛtsʲk], short nickname miners) is a Ukrainian professional football club from the city of Donetsk. Shakhtar was always at one with the slag heaps of Donbas, even after it fell into the hands of criminals. The blast occurred in Donetsk, capital of the Donetsk region, where Russia-backed separatists have been fighting Ukrainian forces since 2014. He was the victim of a plot forged by his enemies in the underworld, who planted a bomb at Shakhtar’s old ground in Donetsk’s Shcherbakov Park. Shakhtar It did not say how seriously any of … Homeless Shakhtar Donetsk wrested back the Ukrainian league crown from Dynamo Kyiv in 2017 after moving back east across Ukraine to the Metalist Stadium in Kharkiv. In October 1995, a powerful bomb blew up Bragin while he was watching an FC Shakhtar Donetsk game. Shakhtar Donestsk have today announced that the club have left the city of Donetsk for the following season after worries about the fans and players safety when playing at the Donbass Arena, which is situated in the heart of Donetsk. FC Shakhtar Donetsk (Ukrainian: ФК «Шахта́р» Доне́цьк [ʃɑxˈtɑr doˈnɛt͡sʲk] is a Ukrainian professional football club from the city of Donetsk.
Alik the Greek, who acquired Shakhtar after the fall of communism, was killed in 1995. They then went on to achieve three consecutive doubles, ending in a mismatch of a cup final win over little-known Inhulets Petrove in May 2019.

In 2014, due to the armed conflict in eastern Ukraine, the club was forced to move to Lviv, a