Borussia Dortmund’s team bus has been caught up in an explosion ahead of their Champions League meeting with AS Monaco.
According to multiple reports, Spanish fullback Marc Bartra was injured in the blast and taken to hospital as a result. Local police and Dortmund’s official Twitter account have confirmed the news, noting that the explosion occurred at the team hotel.
A translated Tweet read: “Bomb explosion on the team bus at the team hotel. Player in security. No danger in the and at the stadium. More information to follow.”
The Blid claim that the incident occurred approximately 10 kilometres from the stadium, with the blast shattering the vehicle’s windows.
This evening’s match is said to be in “serious doubt”.