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At least 12 Real Madrid fans killed in terrorist attack in Iraq

At least 12 Real Madrid fans have been killed in a terrorist attack in northern Iraq in the second incident of its kind in the space of a few weeks.

ISIS are believed to have taken responsibility for the attacks which took place at a Real Madrid Supporters Club based in Baquba, about 40 miles north of the capital Baghdad.

The slaughter took place towards the end of the Champions League final on Saturday night.

The group’s president Ziad Albidani told Spanish news outlet AS it happened just before the penalty shootout in Milan, which was eventually won by Real.

Eight others are reported to have been hurt but the extent of their injuries is unknown.

The incident comes just over two weeks after ISIS attacked the headquarters of a Real Madrid Supporters Club in Balad, killing 16.