KIRKUK / Aswat al-Iraq: A car bomb exploded near the Shiite Endowment Department in the southwest of Kirkuk city, leaving in five casualties.
This is the initial reported toll of the explosion, Aswat al-Iraq learned.
The source added that the car bomb was followed by another bomb exploded following the arrival of police forces and civil defense brigades.
Among the casualties were workers in the civil defense brigade and a police officer.
According to the source, this toll is expected to rise.
No other details were given.