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Car bomb and attack on north Iraq police HQ kills 30

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A suicide car bombing and an assault by grenade-throwing gunmen on a police headquarters in a disputed ethnically mixed city of northern Iraq killed 30 people on Sunday, security officials said. 

Iraqi rescuers help a man from the scene after an attack on a police headquarters in Kirkuk. A suicide car bombing followed by an assault by grenade-throwing gunmen on the police headquarter killed 30 people on Sunday.

The vehicle that was detonated in central Kirkuk had been painted to look like a police car, and the militants who sought to seize the compound were dressed as policemen, witnesses said.

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