23 October 2017
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BBC: Borussia Dortmund football team bus hit by explosions

Three explosions have hit a bus carrying the Borussia Dortmund football team to their home Champions League quarter-final match against Monaco, according to the BBC.

Photo from @TransferRelated
Photo from @TransferRelated

Player Marc Bartra was injured and was taken to hospital, the club said, but is not believed to be seriously hurt, the BBC reported.

The team tweeted (in German) that the other players were safe and there was no danger in or around the stadium.

The first-leg match was postponed and will now be played on Wednesday at 18:45 local time (16:45 GMT).

Bomb in St. Petersburg subway: updatesPictures from the scene showed the bus's windows broken in the blasts.

The Dortmund twitter page confirmed that Bartra had been taken to hospital, and wished him a speedy recovery.

Tags: Germany, Borussia, football, explosion

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