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Nigerian city of Kano rocked by explosions and gunfire

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Eyewitnesses describe panic and pandemonium on streets as residents ran for cover and smoke rose into sky

At least seven people were killed as explosions and gunfire rocked the biggest city in Nigeria's mainly Muslim north after Friday prayers. The radical Islamist sect Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for the attacks.

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