It has just been uncovered that an alleged ‘lone wolf’ terrorist Mohammed Yassin, has been planning to attack a Real Madrid vs Barcelona match with a drone carrying explosives.
Yassin, who was arrested after his plan was uncovered, confessed to ditching the plan due to the coronavirus crisis.
According to him, he was to become a meat mincing machine and not afraid to die
CANDIIDONLINE reports that El Classico is regarded as the biggest rivalry football game in Spain which attracts tens of thousands into the stadium and millions glued to their TV sets across the globe.
The last match between these two sides ended 2-0 in favour of the Real Madrid who played at home on March 1.
The 33-year-old Moroccan suspect who revealed his twisted idea to police after his arrest shocked the football world.
According to a Barcelona-based newspaper, El Periodico, the terrorist said he was forced to ditch the project for a knife attack after football matches were banned because of coronavirus.
It also claimed the out-of-work waiter had earlier told a Syrian-based Islamic State, ISIS, mentor blamed for helping to radicalise him before his arrest: “One of these days I’ll die. I’m going to be a meat mincing machine. I’m not afraid.”
Police sources also revealed that they were working on the theory that he was planning to use a knife in an ‘imminent attack’ on people queuing for food outside a supermarket or travelling by tube in Barcelona.
The Spanish based media reported the suspect to have lost his job and moved in with a Good Samaritan colleague after the café bar where he worked closed down during the Covid-19 lockdown.
Meanwhile, players of Spanish giants Real Madrid have reportedly being cleared for possible return to training after all of them tested negative to deadly coronavirus.
Zinedine Zidane and his wards are aiming to win the Spanish La Liga title this season and they will face serious battle from Barcelona who are the defending champions.