Sect kills police officer at station in N. Nigeria 

Police say gunmen from a radical Islamist sect have attacked another police station, killing one officer in a north Nigeria city where they killed 185 people last week.

Kano state police spokesman Magaji Musa Majiya said the shooting happened Friday in the capital Kano, a city of more than 9 million people already under siege by the sect known as Boko Haram. He said officers killed three sect members in the attack, but others dragged the bodies away.

The spokesman blamed the attack on Boko Haram, which carried out a massive attack Jan. 20 in Kano.

In the northeast Nigeria city of Maiduguri, authorities also blamed gunmen from the sect for shooting and killing a youth leader of the All Nigeria People's Party on Friday night.

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