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Borussia Dortmund bus explosion

11 April, 2017 8:23 PM
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Borussia Dortmund bus explosion

An explosion outside the bus of German soccer team Borussia Dortmund injured one player and forced the postponement of Tuesday's Champions League match against Monaco.

Fabs watch their smartphones in the Signal Iduna Park in Dortmund, Germany, Tuesday, April 11. The first leg of the Champions League quarter final soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and AS Monaco had been cancelled to an explosion.

Mounted police patrol around the stadium in Dortmund, Germany, 11 April 2017. Borussia Dortmund's team bus was damaged by three explosions on 11 April, as it was on its way to the stadium ahead of the UEFA Champions League soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and AS Monaco. Borussia Dortmund's player Marc Bartra was injured and is hospitalized. The match has been postponed.

Monaco supporters react in the stadium after the match was postponed amid an explosion near the bus of Borussia Dortmund some 10km away from the stadium prior to the UEFA Champions League 1st leg quarter-final football match BVB Borussia Dortmund v Monaco in Dortmund, western Germany on April 11, 2017.

AS Monaco players hold a training session after the UEFA Champions League soccer with Borussia Dortmund was postponed at the stadium in Dortmund, Germany, 11 April 2017. According to reports, Borussia Dortmund's team bus was damaged by three explosions on 11 April, as it was on its way to the stadium ahead of the UEFA Champions League soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and AS Monaco. Borussia Dortmund's player Marc Bartra was injured and is hospitalized. The match has been postponed.

A view on the damaged Borussia Dortmund's team bus after it was hit by three explosions in Dortmund, Germany, 11 April 2017. According to reports, Borussia Dortmund's team bus was damaged by three explosions on 11 April, as it was on its way to the stadium ahead of the UEFA Champions League soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and AS Monaco. Borussia Dortmund's player Marc Bartra was injured and is hospitalized. The match has been postponed.

AS Monaco players hold a training session after the UEFA Champions League soccer with Borussia Dortmund was postponed at the stadium in Dortmund, Germany, 11 April 2017. According to reports, Borussia Dortmund's team bus was damaged by three explosions on 11 April, as it was on its way to the stadium ahead of the UEFA Champions League soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and AS Monaco. Borussia Dortmund's player Marc Bartra was injured and is hospitalized. The match has been postponed.

Police escort Dortmund's US midfielder Christian Pulisic (C) after the team bus of Borussia Dortmund had some windows broken by an explosion some 10km away from the stadium prior to the UEFA Champions League 1st leg quarter-final football match BVB Borussia Dortmund v Monaco in Dortmund, western Germany on April 11, 2017.

Dortmund's Gabonese forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (L) and his teammates leave the scene after the team bus of Borussia Dortmund had some windows broken by an explosion some 10km away from the stadium prior to the UEFA Champions League 1st leg quarter-final football match BVB Borussia Dortmund v Monaco in Dortmund, western Germany on April 11, 2017.

A view on the damaged Borussia Dortmund's team bus after it was hit by three explosions in Dortmund, Germany, 11 April 2017. According to reports, Borussia Dortmund's team bus was damaged by three explosions on 11 April, as it was on its way to the stadium ahead of the UEFA Champions League soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and AS Monaco. Borussia Dortmund's player Marc Bartra was injured and is hospitalized. The match has been postponed.

Monaco supporters with Borussia banners react in the stadium after the match was postponed amid an explosion near the bus of Borussia Dortmund some 10km away from the stadium prior to the UEFA Champions League 1st leg quarter-final football match BVB Borussia Dortmund v Monaco in Dortmund, western Germany on April 11, 2017.

Police escort Dortmund's players after the team bus of Borussia Dortmund had some windows broken by an explosion some 10km away from the stadium prior to the UEFA Champions League 1st leg quarter-final football match BVB Borussia Dortmund v Monaco in Dortmund, western Germany on April 11, 2017.

A window of Dortmund's team bus is damaged after an explosion before the Champions League quarterfinal soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and AS Monaco in Dortmund, western Germany, Tuesday, April 11, 2017.

A camera man films Dortmund's team bus after it was damaged in an explosion before the Champions League quarterfinal soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and AS Monaco in Dortmund, western Germany, Tuesday, April 11, 2017.

Police escort Dortmund's players after the team bus of Borussia Dortmund had some windows broken by an explosion some 10km away from the stadium prior to the UEFA Champions League 1st leg quarter-final football match BVB Borussia Dortmund v Monaco in Dortmund, western Germany on April 11, 2017.

CEO of Borussia Dortmund Hans-Joachim Watzke (C) reacts on the reports at the stadium in Dortmund, Germany, 11 April 2017. According to reports, Borussia Dortmund's team bus was damaged by three explosions on 11 April, as it was on its way to the stadium ahead of the UEFA Champions League soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and AS Monaco. Borussia Dortmund's player Marc Bartra was injured and is hospitalized. The match has been postponed.

AS Monaco players hold a training session after the UEFA Champions League soccer with Borussia Dortmund was postponed at the stadium in Dortmund, Germany, 11 April 2017. According to reports, Borussia Dortmund's team bus was damaged by three explosions on 11 April, as it was on its way to the stadium ahead of the UEFA Champions League soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and AS Monaco. Borussia Dortmund's player Marc Bartra was injured and is hospitalized. The match has been postponed.

Head coach Thomas Tuchel, right, and players of Borussia Dortmund stand outside their team bus after it was damaged in an explosion before the Champions League quarterfinal soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and AS Monaco in Dortmund, western Germany, Tuesday, April 11, 2017.

Monaco supporters with Borussia banners react in the stadium after the match was postponed amid an explosion near the bus of Borussia Dortmund some 10km away from the stadium prior to the UEFA Champions League 1st leg quarter-final football match BVB Borussia Dortmund v Monaco in Dortmund, western Germany on April 11, 2017.

The team bus of the Borussia Dortmund football club seen after the bus was damaged in an explosion on April 11, 2017 in Dortmund, Germany. According to police an explosion detonated as the bus was leaving the hotel where the team was staying to bring them to their Champions League game against Monaco. So far one person, team member Marc Bartra, is reported injured.

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Source: newsday.com

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