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Monaco react to Dortmund attack with impromptu run out at Westfalenstadion

Date Posted,April 11, 2017

Monaco players trained at the Westfalenstadion after their Champions League clash with Borussia Dortmund was postponed.

The Dortmund team bus was at the centre of three explosions as it made its way to the stadium from the team hotel.

Defender Marc Bartra was the only person injured in the blasts and was taken to hospital with cuts to his arm, caused by broken glass.

The quarter-final first leg is set to go ahead on Wednesday evening.

Fans inside the stadium were evacuated calmly after being urged to wait inside while the matter was dealt with.

Monaco striker Kylian Mbappe (Photo: Bongarts)
AS Monaco players take part in an impromptu training session (Photo: Bongarts)
Monaco players train on the pitch (Photo: Bongarts)
Monaco players receive instructions (Photo: Bongarts)

Once the evacuation had been completed, Monaco’s players completed a late night training session.

Meanwhile, Dortmund fans have offered accommodation to Monaco supporters.

Police escort Dortmund’s players (Photo: AFP)
Dortmund’s players leave the scene (Photo: AFP)

Dortmund supporters a #bedforawayfans campaign, offering to house Monaco supporters who are in the city.

The Bundesliga club urged Monaco fans to check social media if they are stranded in Germany.

The Borussia Dortmund team bus is seen after an explosion
The Borussia Dortmund team bus is seen after an explosion (Photo: REUTERS)
Monaco supporters with Borussia banners (Photo: AFP)
Monaco supporters with Borussia banners (Photo: AFP)

Monaco fans showed their solidarity with their opponents as the incident unfolded.

The away section were heard chanting ‘Dortmund! Dortmund!’, with the home side thanking them for their support.

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