Shakhtar Donetsk`s Donbass Arena damaged by twin explosions

Updated: Aug 23, 2014, 21:19 PM IST

Zee Media Bureau/Dattaraj Thaly

New Delhi: Donbass Arena, home to Russian club Shakhtar Donetsk was damaged by twin explosions as a result of unrest between pro-russian separatists and the country`s state forces.

No injuries were reported in the two blasts, which were believed to have occurred at 06:00 EET. The players and support staff left the city in wake of the unrest and are

The Ukranian champions have left the city due to the conflict and are now based out of Lviv, which is in the Western part of the country.

The Donbass Arena has been home to several matches During the Euro 2012 including the semi-final between Portugal and Spain.

The champions of Ukraine have been a regular fixture in the UEFA Champions League, which is why some of the biggest clubs like Manchester United have played inside the Donbass Arena.

The stadium was 29 August 2009 and is based n the Lenin Comsomol park.