Explosion Rocks Dortmund’s Bus; Champions League Q/Final Match PostponedFeatured, Latest News, Sports Tuesday, April 11th, 2017
BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Borussia Dortmund’s Champions League quarter-final with Monaco has been postponed following an explosion which damaged Dortmund team bus.
The German team confirmed that defender Marc Bartra was slightly injured in the eruption which occurred near their hotel, adding that he required hospital treatment.
The match has been fixed at Dortmund’s Westfalenstadion at 17:45 BST Wednesday. Police confirmed there had been three explosions in the area of the team bus.
On the incident, Dortmund tweeted: “A bomb exploded at the team bus next to the hotel.
“The players are safe. There is no danger at the stadium.”
However, windows of the bus were broken. The explosion occured six miles from the stadium around 18:00 BST.
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy in a tweet expressed support and wished Bartra quick recovery.
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