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DEVELOPING STORY: DORTMUND BUS TERROR ARREST GERMAN-RUSSIAN MAN 'CARRIED OUT ATTACK SO HE CAN MA


The team bus for Borussia Dortmund football club was damaged in an explosion Maja Hitij/Getty Images

A German-Russian citizen have been arrested by police on Friday morning on suspicion of carrying out the attack on the Borussia Dortmund team bus last Tuesday, with prosecutors claiming that the bombing was motivated by financial greed.

The Dortmund team bus was targeted with three bombs after it left a hotel and headed to the Westfalenstadion for the Champions League quarter-final first leg against Monaco.

Defender Marc Bartra and a policeman were injured in the blasts, which saw the match postponed until the next day.

Investigators found a letter close to the crime scene that appeared to claim responsibility in the name of Islamist extremists, but German police doubted the authenticity of the note.

Borussia Dortmund goalkeeper Roman Bürki says he's still having trouble sleeping after the attack on his team's bus, and couldn't concentrate in the Champions League match a day later.

The Switzerland international was sitting next to defender Marc Bartra, the only player wounded, when three explosions went off as the team headed to the venue of its quarter-final match against Monaco Tuesday.

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Police confirmed on Friday morning that a police tactical response unit had arrested a man named only as Sergej W in the Tuebingen area, 30km south of the city of Stuttgart and 450km south of Dortmund.

He has been charged with attempted murder, causing an explosion and serious bodily harm, police said.

After Prosecutors dismissed the Islamist extremist link they accused the man of carrying out the attacks in order to gain financially after he bought a large number of so-called put options for shares of Borussia Dortmund, which would have entitled him to sell the 15,000 shares at a pre-determined price even if they fell dramatically in the event of an attack.

"A significant share price drop could have been expected if a player had been seriously injured or even killed as a result of the attack," prosecutors said.

My opinion: The man is pure evil and very greedy.