Dortmund Bus Attack Suspect’s Motive was Purely Business

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Police in Germany have charged a man suspected of being behind an attack on the Borussia Dortmund team bus.

Rather than having links to radical Islamism, he was a market trader hoping to make money if Dortmund ‘s share price fell, prosecutors say.


The 28-year-old, identified only as Sergej W, was staying in the team’s hotel in a room overlooking the street where the explosion took place.

Two people needed medical help after three bombs exploded near the bus.

Spanish footballer Marc Bartra underwent wrist surgery and a police officer was treated for shock.


Following the attack on 11 April, Borussia Dortmund’s Champions League match against Monaco was rescheduled a day later, which led the home fans to open their doors to stranded away supporters.



Culled from BBC 


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