Iraq: suicide car bomb kills three and wounds 17

Iraq: suicide car bomb kills three and wounds 17
Iraq: suicide car bomb kills three and wounds 17

Fifteen cars also were burned in the explosion, police Col. Adel Abdullah said.

The blast came three days after a a roadside bomb killed the chief of intelligence in Kirkuk, 290 kilometers (180 miles) north of Baghdad. A series of explosions that killed at least 16 people also struck the oil-rich city earlier this month, the AP reports.