At least four civilians were wounded when an improvised explosive device (IED) exploded in the city of Kirkuk on Sunday, security forces have said.
The explosion took place while a Shiite religious procession for the holy Ashura period was being held in the southern Kirkuk neighbourhood of Raparin, local police chief Bri. Gen. Haval Abdul-Muhsin told Rudaw.
Abdul-Muhsin put the number of civilians injured in the explosion at seven. Iraqi Security Media Cell said that four civilians wounded in the attack.