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Boko Haram Bombed Kano Today by Lanquart: 6:38pm On Jan 20, 2012
Nigeria's Kano rocked by explosions
Breaking news

Multiple explosions have rocked Kano, the biggest city in northern Nigeria.

The BBC's Yusuf Yakasai in the city says there is pandemonium with people running all over the place.

One of the blasts is believed to be at the police headquarters and an AP reporter says a large plume of smoke can be seen over the city.

The situation and extent of the damage is not yet clear. Islamist militants have been behind a recent campaign of violence in the mainly Muslim north.

A journalist for the AFP news agency reports hearing what sounded like about 20 explosions coming from two neighbourhoods in the city.

The Islamist Boko Haram group, whose name means "Western education is forbidden", wants to establish Sharia (Islamic law) in Nigeria and started to stage drive-by shootings in 2010 on government targets in its base in the north-eastern city of Maiduguri.

It has stepped up its attacks in 2011, attacking the headquarters of the police and the UN in the capital, Abuja.

In recent weeks, southerners, who are mostly Christians or animists, living in the north have been the targets of deadly attacks.
(SOURCE:BBC NEWS)
Re: Boko Haram Bombed Kano Today by ikee(m): 6:13pm On Sep 12, 2012
Commot this old news jare!
Re: Boko Haram Bombed Kano Today by vicfajeze(m): 6:55pm On Jan 22, 2013
what's our police doing?
Re: Boko Haram Bombed Kano Today by NaijaPress: 9:11pm On Aug 06, 2014
Kano Blast - Kano Bomb Blast Suspect Arrested
Kano Blast - Naija Press gathered that after the bomb blast in the ancient city of Kano few days back, the Kano state Commissioner of Police, Mr Adenrele Shinaba..........
http://www.naijapress.com.ng/kano-blast-kano-bomb-blast-suspect-arrested/

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