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Borussia Dortmund football team bus hit by explosion

An explosion has hit a bus carrying the Borussia Dortmund football team to a Champions League match, the club says.

Player Marc Bartra has been injured and has been taken to hospital, according to reports.

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

The AFP news agency reported that the bus's windows were broken in the blast. North-Rhine Westphalia police said they were at the scene.


It will be announced at 20:30 local time (18:30 GMT) whether the quarter-final match, against Monaco, will go ahead as planned.

A message at Dortmund's Signal Iduna Park tells fans about the bus explosion

Borussia Dortmund are currently fourth in the German Bundesliga table.


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