LA Times: "Reporting from Kirkuk, Iraq, and Baghdad — Three car bombs exploded Wednesday in the northern city of Kirkuk, killing seven people and wounding 67, Iraqi police said .
The explosions were a combination of timed bombs and a suicide attack that occurred mid-morning, nearly simultaneously. The first car bomb blew up as a police patrol passed. The second bombing was a suicide attack outside the front checkpoint for the headquarters for Kurdish intelligence. And the third blast took place not far from the compound's back side."