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Breaking: Marc Bartra Injured As Blast Hits Dortmund's Team Bus

Breaking: Marc Bartra Injured As Blast Hits Dortmund's Team Bus

Defender Marc Bartra has been taken to hospital after a blast hit the Borussia Dortmund team bus outside their team hotel ahead of tonight's Champions league tie with Monaco.

Reports claim there was an explosion near the bus as it left the team hotel and made its way to the ground for tonight's game.

Bartra has been taken to hospital, with early reports claiming that his injuries are not critical as he has been hit by shards of glass following the blast.

German police have confirmed that there were three explosions near the bus, with broken glass to the rear of the bus causing Bartra superficial injuries. A photo of the damaged bus has been published on twitter:

UPDATE:

The tie has been officially postponed, and will be played tomorrow at 6.45pm Irish time.

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The news that there was an incident relayed to supporters inside the Westfalonstadion via a message on the big screen.

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Gavin Cooney
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