Photo Gallery: Violence in the Sahel
03/21/2012
For more than a decade, a zone of violence, misery and anarchy unparalleled...
AFP

For more than a decade, a zone of violence, misery and anarchy unparalleled throughout the world has formed along the broad band of Africa roughly along the 10th parallel north stretching from Somalia on the Indian Ocean to Senegal on the Atlantic. Here, rescue workers collect the bodies of victim in Kano, Nigeria, where the extremist Muslim ssect Boko Haram has been fanning sectarian violence.