Borussia Dortmund’s team bus was hit by an explosion ahead of the team’s Champions League quarter-final first leg in Dortmund, forcing the game to be postponed from Tuesday to Wednesday.
Dortmund defender Marc Bartra was taken to the hospital, although his injuries are not thought to be serious.
Police have since confirmed that there were three explosions in the area.
Here’s how the events unfolded:
The Dortmund team bus has reportedly been attacked on the way to the stadium. There's been an explosion. One person is injured. pic.twitter.com/4fpsh8EtD2— Football__Tweet (@Football__Tweet) April 11, 2017
Borussia Dortmund's Marc Bartra has been taken to hospital after an explosion close to their team bus tonight. pic.twitter.com/SJaeWrcNwp— Football News (@TransferBibIe) April 11, 2017
Pictures of the Dortmund bus following the explosion. pic.twitter.com/TDBR5zAU7v— Dortmund English (@DortmundEN) April 11, 2017
OFFICIAL: Borussia Dortmund have now confirmed Marc Bartra was the player injured during the incident and is currently in hospital. pic.twitter.com/YBN6CGbZLK— Squawka News (@SquawkaNews) April 11, 2017
Marc Batra's injury is not serious. Thank goodness. Thoughts with the whole Dortmund team tonight 🙏 pic.twitter.com/Qmkejfyq3x— BigSport (@BigSportGB) April 11, 2017
#bvbasm has just been postponed until Wednesday, 12 April 1845 CET. Tickets remain valid. Thanks to everyone involved in the decision.— Borussia Dortmund (@BVB) April 11, 2017
👍 Thank you for your support in and outside the stadium and your kind messages throughout the whole world. #bvbasm— Borussia Dortmund (@BVB) April 11, 2017
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