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German police suspects in the bombing of a bus of football club “Borussia” in Dortmund, a native of Russia, reports Spiegel Online. As a result of the April 11 explosion injured two people
German police suspects the 28-year-old native of Russia in the attack on the players club “Borussia”, according to Spiegel Online, citing its sources.
Explosions near the bus in which there were players of the German football club “Borussia” (Dortmund), occurred on April 11. That evening the team had to play with Monaco in the quarterfinals of the Champions League. The explosion hit the defender of “Borussia” Marc Bartra and the police officer who accompanied the team.
The state office of public Prosecutor of Germany April 12, acknowledged the incident a terrorist attack.
According to Spiegel Online, the suspect named Sergei Vladimir was detained in Baden-württemberg on Friday morning.
According to the Prosecutor General of Germany, Sergei V. dual citizenship — Russian and German. He is accused of attempted murder. The announcement is posted on the Agency’s website.
The Prosecutor reported that on 11 April the defendant had purchased 15 thousand option certificates “Borussia” (so-called put options) total value of €78 thousand, and financed their purchase with the money that was borrowed on April 3.Sources of the newspaper Bild said that employees located near the site of the explosions of the hotel, where he lived and the players have noticed a strange Russian who during the evacuation decided not to leave the hotel, and went to a restaurant and ordered a steak dinner. When you check into the hotel, he refused the first room offered to him and asked for a room with the expectation that from his Windows he could watch the scene.
APR 12, German police said that the explosive device which worked on 11 April near the bus Borussia, used metal strips. In addition, near the site of the explosion was found a note. According to the German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung, the note mentioned Allah, and the killing of militants of the banned terrorist organization “Islamic state” the Western coalition, but the police doubted its authenticity, and therefore to draw conclusions about the involvement of the Islamists for the bombing of the bus was considered premature.
The Prosecutor’s office of Germany also said that in the case of the explosion there are two suspects with Islamist views, one of them arrested.
In addition, on April 13 on suspicion of involvement in the bombing in Dortmund was detained a citizen of Iraq for 26 years, which, according to preliminary information, was the banned terrorist organization “Islamic state” until 2016.
The newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung reported, citing its sources, that investigators believe the blast near the bus of the soccer team Borussia Dortmund unusual for Islamists. That the explosive that was used triggered a homemade bomb, could belong to the German armed forces, reported Die Welt.