Dortmund bombs highlight challenge of combating modern terrorism acts

Strict security measures designed to counter random attacks have been introduced across Europe but the nature of risks is always changing

The placing of bombs targeted at Borussia Dortmund on the public road the team bus was taking to Signal Iduna Park highlights the acute difficulty of countering random acts of modern terrorism, even with greatly improved security at sports stadiums in recent years.

Dortmund’s Champions League quarter-final first-leg tie against Monaco was rescheduled to be played on Wednesday after it was postponed following the pipe-bomb blasts which caused injuries to one player, the Spanish defender Marc Bartra, and a policeman accompanying the bus.

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Source: Football News
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