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THREE BOMBS hit football team bus in Germany – player injured [video]

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Bomber targets team coach. In what might be a new form of Islamist terror in Europe, a footballer has been injured after three bombs exploded near Borussia Dortmund’s team bus ahead of tonight’s Champions League match against Monaco.

The German team confirmed one of its players has been injured following the explosions seven miles from the Signal Iduna Park stadium in Dortmund, North-Rhine Westphalia in east Germany.The player is believed to be Spanish defender and father-of-one Marc Bartra, who has been taken to hospital. Join today

He is thought to have suffered cuts to his hands from shattered glass after the bus windows were shattered by the blast.

The quarter-final against Monaco has been postponed until tomorrow at 6.45pm after the German team put a message on the stadium screens informing fans of the incident.Borussia Dortmund (BVB) has told fans to stay calm as emergency investigators attend the scene.

In a tweet, the club said: “We will inform you as soon as there is news.”

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It is of course possible that the blasts were caused by football hooligans. In either case, the attackers should face the full force of the law. Let’s hope, however, that it was German idiots and not an Islamist attack.

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