Soccer player tosses object off the field moments before explosion

Posted on: 8:28 am, September 21, 2012, by , updated on: 08:31am, September 21, 2012

FULADSHAHR, Iran (WTVR) -  Police in Iran are investigating an explosive situation that occurred during a Wednesday soccer match between Iran’s Sepahan and Saudi Arabia’s Al-Ahli.

During the game, someone threw an object onto the field. A player picked up the object and tossed it off to the side. Moments later the object exploded.

Players from both sides left the field while police investigated. After a delay, play resumed. No one was seriously hurt.