Emerging reports indicate multiple explosions have caused several casualties in Kirkuk on Sunday, September 8. According to the state news agency, the first blast occurred in the June First area, while the second explosive device detonated on a highway close to the Nour mosque. At least six people were wounded in the blasts; no group immediately claimed responsibility for the attacks.
Similar attacks are possible in Kirkuk over the coming hours and days.
Individuals in Kirkuk are advised to monitor developments, avoid the affected areas, remain vigilant for militant activity, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.
The security environment in Iraq remains complex. Professional security advice and support should be sought prior to all travel.
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