Police: targeted attack on Borussia Dortmund

The police is based on a targeted attack on the selection of Borussia Dortmund.

That has police chief Gregor Long said after the three explosions that have been at the team bus Tuesday evening of the German club. The Police reiterated that there not yet is thought to be a terrorist attack. "We do not want to draw conclusions quickly and want everything first thorough investigations," said Long.

It is according to the police not yet clear who is behind the explosions are and what the specific background of the Act. There is, according to the Prosecutor Sandra Lücke a letter found near where the explosives have gone off. Describes the action claimed, but the authenticity of the letter are examined, thus Lücke.

The players were on their way from the hotel to the stadium for the match in the quarter-finals of the Champions League against AS Monaco. The game was postponed Tuesday night and will now be played Wednesday evening. The security measures are tightened. Both teams also are extra secure. "We will do what is in our ability is to make sure that the contest will be safe," said Long.

The Spanish footballer Marc Bartra of Borussia Dortmund is operated on a broken bone in his hand. That, the spokesman for the German football club announced. Bartra hit if only by the glass fragments injured when the team bus in which he was sitting was hit by three explosions.

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