Multiple explosions rocked the contested province of Kirkuk on Thursday night, leaving many casualties, a source in the area told Kurdistan 24.
According to initial reports, seven explosions were heard in the center of the province near the Peace Mall on Jerusalem Street.
A source in the area told Kurdistan 24 the incident left many killed and injured.
Iraq’s Security Media Cell released a statement confirming the attack and said six Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) exploded in the province, adding security personnel managed to defuse two of them.
A local hospital in Kirkuk said the attacks left at least three people dead and 18 others injured, Reuters reported.
No group has claimed responsibility for the incident.