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Youths play football on February 7, 2013 in the northern city of Gao.... News Photo2012-2013 Northern Mali Conflict,City,Conflict,Gao City,Gao Region,Mali,North,VerticalPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPYouths play football on February 7, 2013 in the northern city of Gao. A suicide bomber blew himself up on February 8 near a group of Malian soldiers in Gao, where Islamist rebels driven from the town have resorted to guerilla attacks. The act marked the first suicide attack in the embattled west African nation since the start of a French-led offensive to oust the Islamists from Mali's north, where they had controlled key towns for 10 months. AFP PHOTO / SIA KAMBOU (Photo credit should read SIA KAMBOU/AFP/Getty Images)