Graphic photos: ISIS kills 14 Real Madrid fans in Iraq

Graphic photos: ISIS kills 14 Real Madrid fans in Iraq

ISIS gunmen have shot dead at least 14 Real Madrid fans at a supporters club in Iraq.

Graphic photos: ISIS kills 14 Real Madrid fans in Iraq

People gather at the cafe following the slaughter by ISIS - the floor is visibly soaked with blood

Three terrorists armed with Ak-47 assault rifles stormed the café hosting the meeting around midnight and opened fire at the fans who had gathered to watch old recordings of the Spanish football club, a report by the Daily Mail said on Friday.

Graphic photos: ISIS kills 14 Real Madrid fans in Iraq

They left bodies strewn across floor in the northern Shi'ite Muslim town of Balad, with pictures from the scene showing the floor covered in broken glass and soaked in blood under posters of Real Madrid players and coach Zinedine Zidane.

Graphic photos: ISIS kills 14 Real Madrid fans in Iraq
Graphic photos: ISIS kills 14 Real Madrid fans in Iraq

It is not clear why the terrorists attacked the café, but it is believed that they abhor football which they deem to be UnIslamic.

The President of the Madrid 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'.

When asked about the motive for the attack, the president replied: '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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