At least 12 policemen wounded in blast, according to initial reports.
Many of Kirkuk’s civilian residents fled before this weekend's army advance on oil-rich city.
Move comes as Iraqi forces scramble to secure all parts of the country disputed between Baghdad, Erbil.
A New Jersey man was found guilty by a federal jury in New York on Monday of planting two bombs in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood in September 2016, one of which exploded and wounded 30 people.
Turkish airstrikes kill 8 PKK terrorists in Zap region of northern Iraq, according to Turkish military.
Turkish health minister arrived in Mogadishu early Monday to speed up transport operations of the injured.
Up to 40 Somalis, who got critically injured in Saturday’s truck bombing, have been airlifted to Turkey for medical treatment on Monday.