ERBIL — A bomb attack on Wednesday evening targeted the office of the Kurdish deputy speaker of Iraqi Parliament in the disputed province of Kirkuk, no casualties were reported.
The incident took place in Rahimiwa neighborhood of Kirkuk province where unknown men attacked the office of Shakhawan Abdullah with a grenade, according to the information BasNews has obtained.
The attack did not result in any casualties but caused material damage to the office.
Abdullah is from the disputed province of Kirkuk where, as a candidate for the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), he received more than 37,000 votes in the last parliamentary elections held in October, with which he became the most popular Kurdish representative.
Wednesday's bombing comes a few days after a similar attack against the representation office of the KDP in Baghdad where a Kurdish party's official also survived an assassination attempt.
On Sunday night, the branches of two Kurdistan-affiliated banks, namely Jihan Bank and Kurdistan Bank, both came under bomb attacks, leaving two civilians injured, Iraq's Security Media Cell said at the time.