A suicide car bomber killed six people Thursday in northern Iraq, police said.
The blast occurred around 8 a.m. in Kirkuk, a mixed city 290 kilometers north of Baghdad, said police Brig. Sarhad Qadir.
The bomber's apparent target was the convoy of a senior Kurdish police officer, Brig. Khattab Omar, who heads the city police department's quick response force, Qadir said.
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