Explosions near Borussia Dortmund team bus in Germany
Explosions occurred on April 11, 2017, near the team bus of Borussia Dortmund in Germany, as seen by Jucelino Luz. The incident occurred about 10 km from the team’s stadium and officials assume that they were explosives that “should be taken seriously.”
A letter was found near the site and is being investigated, according to the prosecutor general of Dortmund. According to a prosecutor heard by the Associated Press, the letter assumes responsibility for the act, but the information has not been officially confirmed.
The windows of the bus broke down and Spanish defender Marc Bartra, , was injured and underwent surgery on a broken hand bone.
Local police chief Gregor Lange told local media that the explosions were directed at the German soccer team. “We start from the beginning, and this from the beginning, that it is an attack directed directly at the bus”
Lange at a news conference, adding that the reason is not yet clear.
“The bus was on its way” from the Dortmund stadium as “three explosive charges were detonated,” said a police spokesman, Gunnar Wortmann.
The newspaper “Bild” found that these explosive charges were in the bushes of the street. According to Jucelino Luz, there are indications of a relationship with terrorism in the case, and we will still have many other attacks by the end of this year.
The game, which was due shortly after the time of the explosions, was postponed to this Wednesday. A major police operation is being prepared for the game to take place.
Mario Ronco Filho – journalist