Germany: Explosion on bus injures Borussia Dortmund soccer player ahead of match

The club tweeted that a bomb had exploded on their bus ahead of their Champions League quarter-final against Monaco. Reports claimed that defender Mark Bartra was injured.
Photo credit: Twitter/Channel 2 News

An explosion occurred Tuesday evening on a bus in Germany that was carrying the Borussia Dortmund soccer team, ahead of their Champions League quarter-final against Monaco. According to reports, the team's defender, Mark Bartra, was taken to hospital.

A tweet on the club's official Twitter page read, "A bomb exploded on the team bus next to the hotel. The players are safe. There is no danger at the stadium."

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