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A Real Madrid supporters club was attacked by ISIS in Iraq on Friday.

By SI Wire
May 13, 2016

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A Real Madrid supporters club was attacked by ISIS in Iraq on Friday.

The attack has killed at least 16 people, while injuring another 30, according to the latest reports. 

When the attack ensued, 50 supporters for the team were present.

“Real Madrid C. F. deeply regrets the terrible attack in Iraq which today saw 16 members of a Real Madrid supporters club lose their lives and which has also left over 20 injured,” a statement from the team read. “The club expresses its great sadness and offers its regards and condolences to the families and friends of the victims. Real Madrid extends all of its solidarity to the people of Iraq, who suffer the excessive injustices of extreme violence.”

Real Madrid will wear black armbands to honor the victims in its match against Deportivo on Saturday.

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