Kirkuk, Iraq hit by deadly bomb attack


At least 38 people have been killed in a suicide bomb attack in a cafe in Iraq’s northern city of Kirkuk, officials say.

The blast happened shortly after 22:00 local time (19:00 GMT). More than 26 people were wounded.

Cafe customers were reportedly marking the end of the day’s fast for Ramadan.

It comes after more than 40 people died in a series of bombings and shootings across the country, including in Kirkuk, on Thursday.