22 January 2012
A survivor of a bomb attack rests at a hospital bed in
Nigeria 's northern city of , January 21, 2012. .Friday Kano 's deadly bomb attacks in Nigeria 's second largest city, , are the latest in a series of spectacular strikes by the radical Islamist sect Boko Haram. The coordinated series of assaults on police stations and other government offices killed at least 200 people. The rise of Boko Haram is sparking concerns that Kano Africa 's most populous country may be edging closer to civil war.