Car bomb in Iraqi city of Kirkuk leaves three dead


Three civilians have been killed and nine wounded in a car bomb attack in Iraq's northern city of Kirkuk.

Police sources say the blast targeted a passing convoy in which judge Aziz Abdul Qadir was travelling.

The judge and two of his bodyguards are among the wounded.

The explosion set ablaze a number of cars and shops close to the Kirkuk Courthouse in the centre of the city.

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