World Player injured in Borussia Dortmund bus blast - club

21:55  11 april  2017
21:55  11 april  2017 Source:   Reuters

Explosion near Borussia Dortmund bus ahead of Monaco clash

  Explosion near Borussia Dortmund bus ahead of Monaco clash One person has been injured after an explosion near Borussia Dortmund's team bus as they prepared to travel for Tuesday's Champions League quarter-final against Monaco.Thomas Tuchel's side host the Ligue 1 leaders for the first-leg of the tie at Signal Iduna Park.However, a statement from the local police has confirmed that an explosion occurred."In the run-up to the Champions League match of BVB against AS Monaco, there was an explosion near the BVB team teambus shortly after 7 pm," it read."According to our current knowledge the wheels of the bus (whole or partial) were broken and one person was injured.

Club (s) Bayern Munich Borussia Dortmund Bayer 04 Leverkusen Borussia Mönchengladbach FC Schalke 04 1.FSV Mainz 05 Hertha BSC VfL Player (s) (38) Roman Bürki (1) Roman Weidenfeller (39) Hendrik Bonmann (25) Sokratis (13) Raphaël Guerreiro (28) Matthias Ginter (6) Sven Bender

FIFA 17 Borussia Dortmund Midfielders. 89. REUS. × Preferred Price Platform. Choose which default price to show in player listings and Squad Builder.

Ambulances are pictured inside 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 football match BVB Borussia Dortmund v Monaco in Dortmund, western Germany on April 11, 2017. © ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images Ambulances are pictured inside 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 football match BVB Borussia Dortmund v Monaco in Dortmund, western Germany on April 11, 2017.

DORTMUND, Germany, April 11 (Reuters) - At least one person has been injured by an explosion on the bus taking the Borussia Dortmund soccer team to their Champions League quarter-final first-leg match against Monaco on Tuesday, the German club said.

The BBC reported that defender and Spanish international Marc Bartra was injured.

"Shortly after the departure of the Borussia Dortmund team bus from the hotel to the stadium there was an incident. The bus has been damaged in two places," Dortmund said in a statement.

"One person has been injured and is in the hospital. At this point we will inform as soon as we know more."

(Editing by Pritha Sarkar)

Investigator: Dortmund bus was seconds from catastrophic damage .
After three explosions rocked Borussia Dortmund's team bus, a German investigator has said that the club narrowly escaped a disastrous event. The blasts forced Tuesday's Champions League tie with Monaco to be postponed a day as Dortmund centre-back Marc Bartra was hospitalised with a broken wrist, but according to an investigator, the attack could have resulted in serious injuries or even deaths.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

This is interesting!