According to the Al-Sumaria broadcaster, the blast hit a restaurant north of the city of Tikrit.
Earlier in the day, Reuters reported, citing police, that a suicide bomber had detonated a car that had been rigged to explode. The incident took place at a restaurant not far from the Iraqi city of Tikrit.
Irak Tikrit daış bombalı araç saldırısı pic.twitter.com/ZYdiEjHtUi
— EY4P (@ey4_p) 12 сентября 2018 г.
سقوط 11 من الضحايا بينهم تسعة جرحى إثر انفجار سيارة مفخخة في مطعم شمال تكريت pic.twitter.com/GAgcuIEJKC— صقر الدعوه (@saqr55544) 12 сентября 2018 г.
No terrorist group has announced that it was behind the deadly attack, however Daesh* is frequently involved in similar attacks.
*Daesh (also known as ISIS/ISIL/IS) is a terrorist organization banned in Russia and many other countries.