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Firefighters look for survivors at the local headquarters of the Kurdistan Democratic Party after a bomb attack in Kirkuk, 180 miles (290 kilometers) north of Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/ Emad Matti)
Photo by: Emad Matti
Firefighters look for survivors at the local headquarters of the Kurdistan Democratic Party after a bomb attack in Kirkuk, 180 miles (290 kilometers) north of Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/ Emad Matti)

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