Emergency Police found the body of a boy on the Kirkuk-Sulaymania highway with hands bound and suffering from numerous gunshot wounds. Darya Kamaran, Kirkuk: The Media Department of Kirkuk Police announced that "we had been informed by citizens about a body on April 18. It was on the Kirkuk-Sulaymania highway, with his hands being bound and there were evidence of numerous gunshot wounds to several parts of his body." The source explained that police had arrived at the scene and discovered the body was that of an 11-year-old boy. They immediately sent the body to Medico-legal hospital.