Breaking News: 15 injured as three blasts rip through city in Ukraine just weeks before Euro 2012 kicks off

THREE separate blasts in the eastern Ukrainian city of Dnipropetrovsk have left 15 people injured.

Officials said the first blast came at a tramway stop in the city centre, injuring five people.

Seven people were injured in the second blast outside a cinema, while the third wounded three people near a railway station.

The Interior Minister, Vitaly Zakharchenko, said he was urgently flying to Dnipropetrovsk to investigate the blasts.

Euro 2012 will be hosted in the city of Donetsk this summer - which is 250km from Dnipropetrovsk.