Explosion hits bus carrying Borussia Dortmund team to Champions League match

Borussia Dortmund’s clash with Monaco could be delayed after there was an explosion by the Bundesliga side’s team bus.

According to Bild, Marc Bartra is on his way to hospital after being injured in the incident, with fears that it was a targeted attack.

Bombenexplosion am Mannschaftsbus am Mannschaftshotel. Spieler in Sicherheit. Keine Gefahr im und am Stadion. Weitere Infos folgen. #bvbasm

— Borussia Dortmund (@BVB) April 11, 2017

Im Bereich #Dortmund #Höchsten hat es eine #Explosion gegeben. Wir sind mit starken Kräften vor Ort. Die Lage ist derzeit noch unklar.

— Polizei NRW DO (@polizei_nrw_do) April 11, 2017

Dortmund tweeted: “There was an incident on departure of our bus. One person was injured. More information will follow.

“Bomb explosion at the team bus. Players in safety. No danger in the stadium. More information will follow.”

The incident has been confirmed by the German police, who tweeted: “In the area #Dortmund #Highest there has been a #explosion. We are on the spot with strong forces. The location is still unclear.

“Please wait for official information + leave rumors and speculation. You support us very much.”

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SOURCE: African Spotlight