A bomb exploded today on the Borussia Dortmund team bus, forcing a postponement of their UEFA Champions League clash with AS Monaco.
The incident occurred at the team’s hotel, L’Arrivee, with a player injured in the incident.
The injured player is reported to be former Barcelona defender, Marc Bartra.
The team announced the incident on its Twitter, and urged fans to remain calm as there was no further danger.
An announcement was also made on screen for fans already at the stadium ahead of the game.
A statement from Dortmund police said: “In the run-up to the Champions League match of the BVB against the AS Monaco, there was an explosion near the BVB team teambus shortly after 7 pm.
“The event location is Wittbrauckerstrasse / Schirrmannweg in Dortmund-Hochsten.
“According to current knowledge the disks of the bus (whole or partial) were broken and one person was injured.
“It is not yet possible to say exactly what the explosion was or exactly where something exploded.”
The game has now been postponed, and will take place tomorrow.