- Publish Date
- Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 7:01AM
Borussia Dortmund football team have announced a person was injured in an incident involving their team bus ahead of their Champions League match against Monaco this morning.
German police have said that three explosions went off near the team bus, which broke windows and caused injury to Spanish defender Marc Bartra who has been taken to hospital.
The match has been postponed and will now be played tomorrow.
The German club were due to play the French giants in the first leg of their quarter-final tie.
Bombenexplosion am Mannschaftsbus am Mannschaftshotel. Spieler in Sicherheit. Keine Gefahr im und am Stadion. Weitere Infos folgen. #bvbasm— Borussia Dortmund (@BVB) April 11, 2017
They stated on the club's Twitter account: "At the departure of our bus, an incident occurred. One person was injury. More information to follow."
Dortmund police stated on Twitter: "In the area of #Dortmund #Hochsten, an #Explosion has taken place. We have strong forces on the ground. The situation is still unclear."
Dortmund said there was "no cause for concern" for those at the stadium, and said the club were in close contact with the emergency services and UEFA, European football's governing body.
Police officers and fans stand in front of the Signal Iduna Park in Dortmund. Photo / AP
Police Dortmund said in a statement: "In the run-up to the Champions League game between BVB (Dortmund) and AS Monaco, there was just after 1900 tonight an explosion close to the BVB team bus."
The statement added: "According to what we currently know, the wheels of the bus (totally or partly) burst and one person was injured.
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