officials have stated that in Iraq's northern oil hub of Kirkuk, 12 were killed, including seven recruits waiting outside the police headquarters of the state-run North Oil Company. The blast wounded a further 17 recruits.
Oil Police Colonel Ghanim al-Quraishi told the media in a telephone interview that, “The explosion didn’t affect the production and export operations because it happened outside the company’s headquarters.” They state that no one has claimed responsibility for the attack
attack in Tuz Khormato district killed three people, while two others died in a blast in al-Haweeja district. An additional 39 people were hurt in these two explosions.
A car bomb
also exploded outside a French Consular building in Nassiriya on Sunday, 300 km south of Baghdad, killing a police guard and wounding four other guards
In Dujail, 50 km north of Baghdad, gunmen and a suicide bomber driving a car attacked a military base, killing 11 soldiers and injuring a further 7 according to police sources.