A man, critically injured by flames following a Boko Haram attack, lies on his bed in a hospital ward in Maiduguri, capital of northeast Nigerian Borno State, on February 4, 2016.
Since Boko Haram Islamists began their deadly insurgency nearly seven years ago,
some 17,000 people, if not more, are estimated to have been killed. At least as many have been injured.   / AFP / PIUS UTOMI EKPEI        (Photo credit should read PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)