BREAKING NEWS: Explosion hits Dortmund bus ahead of Monaco Champions League tie

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Borussia Dortmund's team coach has been hit by an explosion ahead of the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final against Monaco on Tuesday.

Dortmund said the explosion occurred at the departure of the bus from the hotel around an hour ahead of the scheduled kick-off time at Signal Iduna Park, with one person injured.

"Bomb explosion by the team bus at the team hotel. Players are safe. No danger at the stadium. More information to follow," the club posted on Twitter.