Nigerians have started fleeing the north as the state of emergency in some states goes into a week. More than 2,000 desperate to stay alive were said to have headed to the neighbouring Niger Republic. A top security officer said most of the residents of border villages of Borno have fled to Niger. People from Abadan, Malam Fatori and other villages are now refugees in Difa, Niger Republic. According to reports, the source said that the Joint Military Task Force was on the trail of members of the Boko Haram sect, who were dislodged from the Sambisa Game Reserve and other camps on Thursday in Borno State.Nigerian Immigration Public Relations Officer, Ekpedeme King, in a statement on Sundaysaid: A total of 20 terrorists were apprehended as they fled. Altogether, three soldiers died, while seven are wounded and are being treated in military medical facility, one soldier is missing.”The military spokesman said that dislodged terrorists had been in disarray with a large number of them heading for various borders. Their bases are being deserted but they are making efforts to evacuate most of the large stock of logistics, including scores of vehicles in their holdings. In the course of special forces and operations, a number of encounters have ensued since yesterday
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