ISIS kill 14 Real Madrid fans in massacre at supporters club headquarters

WARNING – GRAPHIC CONTENT: President of the Baghdad supporters club said: “They (ISIS) don’t like football, they think it’s anti-Muslim. This is a terrible tragedy”A group of Islamic State terrorists armed with AK-47s attacked the headquarters of a Real Madrid supporters club killing 14 people.

Information on the incident in Samarra in Baghdad, Iraq, is just emerging.

A further 28 people were injured in the gathering of around 50 people during the terrorist attack at the centre.

Gruesome scenes have started to emerge on social media that illustrate the aftermath of the bloodbath.Bullet holes can be seen littering a room full of armchairs with an upturned chair in the centre – and blood smeared all over the floor with a trail leading out of what appears to be a main meeting room.

Its members are said to meet at the club headquarters for coffee and to watch old Real Madrid games when there isn’t live football on.

Reuters14 dead as terrorists attack Real Madrid supporters club in Baghdad
President of the supporters club Ziad Subhan said: “A group of Islamic terrorists, from ISIS, came into the café, armed with AK-47s, shooting at random at everyone who was inside”.

ISIS kill 14 Real Madrid fans at supporters clubThe sofas where the Real Madrid fans were targeted by ISIS terrorists with AK-47s
Asked about the motives for the attack, AS reports the president said: “They don’t like football, they think it’s anti-Muslim. They just carry out attacks like this. This is a terrible tragedy”.

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The official Twitter account for La Liga posted on Twitter that it was “thinking of the victims and families”.

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#LaLiga’s thoughts are with the victims & familes after hearing about the attack on a Real Madrid Peña in Iraq.
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Supporters clubs throughout the Middle East were united in grief throughout the ‘commonwealth of Real Madrid fans’.

They claimed that ‘the very youngest innocent members of the association’ were targeted in the attack in Iraq, describing them as martyrs – and that they were praying ‘for the wounded to heal’.

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Atentado terrorista en Samarra (Iraq) en una peña madridista,16 muertos y 20 heridos,algunos graves.#DEP
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An association of Chelsea fans in Iraq also condemned the act of terrorism – and fans of the club worldwide reacted with horror and shock at the news on social media.

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Real Madrid supporters club in Iraq attacked, 14 dead, 20 injured.http://en.as.com/en/2016/05/13/football/1463145308_592509.html …
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One fan Ryan (@ryantran55) posted: “No matter how different we may be, we all share one common love. My thoughts go out to the Real Madrid fan club attack victims in Iraq.”

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Another football fan Kilian Hanratty (@KilianHanratty) said: “Football has brought millions together for the better – Isis ‘don’t like football… they think it’s anti-Muslim.”

And fan Richie Bryant (@roxrichie) posted: “Isis kills real madrid fans this morning at a gathering club in Iraq. .now isis isn’t just religious n political but also social.ridiculous!” (sic)

Reuters14 dead as terrorists attack Real Madrid supporters club in BaghdadDozens of people flooded the scene after hearing about the terrorist attack>>> Source:-http://www.mirror.co.uk/

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