The explosives used in the terrorist attack in Dortmund, could be on the balance sheet of the German armed forces. This writes Die Welt, citing sources in the investigative agencies.
“Explosives in a pipe bomb, Packed with metal bars, most likely, belonged to the Bundeswehr. However, it remains to be seen,” — said the Agency interlocutor.
The investigators suggest that to produce such a bomb it was difficult, because it requires special knowledge.
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 largest terrorist attacks in Europe lately
19 December 2016 trailer truck crashed into a crowd of visitors to the Christmas market in Berlin. He drove through the territory of about 80 m, 12 people were killed, another 48 injured. In the cockpit was the passenger who died. Wanted the suspect is 24-year-old citizen of Tunisia, who was driving, was later murdered in Milan in a shootout with police. The terrorist was affiliated with the banned in Russia grouping “Islamic state”.
July 14, 2016 in the crowd who celebrated Bastille Day in the English promenade in nice was hit by a truck. The car managed to drive through the promenade of about 2 km at a speed of 60-70 km/h before being stopped. The driver was shot by police. The car was discovered firearms and grenades, the whole Arsenal was in readiness. The attack killed 84 people.
March 22, 2016, two explosions occurred in Brussels: one in the airport, the other at the metro station “Maelbeek”. As a result of explosions killed 32 people, more than 300 were injured. Responsibility for the attacks claimed by the group “Islamic state”.
13 Nov 2015 a series of terrorist attacks occurred in Paris. Unknown opened fire at one of the restaurants, three blasts near the stadium “Stade de France”, where took place the football match between France and Germany, and with a gig at the “Bataclan”, the unknown took hostages. A total of 129 people were killed. Responsibility for the attack claimed by the group “Islamic state”.
January 7, 2015, brothers said and Sheriff Kuashi attacked the editorial office of the comic magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris and killed 12 people. The reason for the attack was the publication of cartoons on Islamic themes. The persecution of brothers kuashi lasted three days. On January 9 in a special operation they were killed.
The General Prosecutor’s office of Germany acknowledged the incident a terrorist attack. The official representative of the Ministry said that at the scene were found two letters, but of which talks about a possible Islamist track, and the second contains the requirements from the authorities of Germany to close the us airbase Ramstein.
The Süddeutsche Zeitung wrote that the bombings of the bus is unusual for Islamists. The Minister of internal Affairs of the Federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia Ralf jäger said that the attack may be involved in left-wing extremists or radical football fans.