Explosion near Borussia Dortmund team bus, one injured: police

Police patrol on horseback outide the stadium after the team bus of Borussia Dortmund had some windows broken by an explosion some 10km away from the stadium prior tothe UEFA Champions League 1st leg quarter-final between BVB Borussia Dortmund and Monaco in Dortmund, on Tuesday. — AFP
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DORTMUND: The team bus of German Bundesliga side Borrusia Dortmund was damaged and a passenger injured after three explosions went off near the vehicle on the way to Tuesday’s Champions League home game against Monaco, police confirmed.

“The bus set off” from the team’s hotel to the stadium when “three explosive charges have detonated,” said a spokesman, Gunnar Wortmann.

German daily Bild report Spanish defender Marc Bartra has been injured and taken to hospital.