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Heavy shooting, confusion in Maiduguri as soldiers, gunmen clash

Live report from Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, says the town is in turmoil as there is heavy fighting between soldiers and Boko Haram fighters for the control of the capital city.

Our correspondent reports that there is heavy shooting between men of the Joint Military Task Force and heavily armed militants, sending panic across Maiduguri.

Residents are said to be presently scampering for their lives, students are being hurriedly picked from schools and workers are returning homes.

The streets are reported to gradually becoming desolate except the presence of the warring parties.

Details later

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