Explosives in Dortmund bus attack could have come from German military – report

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The explosives used in the attack on the Borussia Dortmund team bus may have come from the German military, local media report, citing sources close to the investigation.

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Around 100 investigators from the German Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA) are looking into the incident, one of whom spoke to the Welt am Sonntag newspaper on Saturday.

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“The explosives in the pipe bombs, which were filled with metal pins, might have come from the stocks of the Bundeswehr [German armed forces], but that’s still being checked,” the newspaper quoted the anonymous investigator as saying.

The source added that specialized training was needed to use the military detonators, which are hard to acquire.

A spokeswoman for the federal public prosecutor’s office declined to comment on the newspaper’s claims.

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