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Boko Haram overruns another town in Adamawa

11 November 2014, 12:19

Adamawa - Boko Haram has captured another town, Maiha in Adamawa State, which is about 25 kilometres from Mubi, the commercial town captured by the insurgents in Adamawa last week, Premium Times reports.

Officers of the military and residents were said to have run away from the area as the insurgents made inroad into the town according to the residents who said some of the soldiers were begging for a ride from them.

A resident Mahmud Garba, said some of the fleeing soldiers had begged him to assist them with civilian clothes in order not to be spotted by the insurgents.

Also read:Boko Haram seize more towns - thousands flee

Residents of Madagali, Gulak and Michika towns and nearby villages had already fled their home following a Boko Haram advance after repelling a military offensive to retake Madagali town, seized by the militants last month.

Read more at Premium Times


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