Civilian JTF, Boko Haram Engage in Gun Duel

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Members of  the Civilian JTF, a vigilante group in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, and those of the outlawed Boko Haram sect, Wednesday  clashed, resulting in the death of unspecified number of people.

Members of the vigilante group, comprising youths which was formed in the wake of the military expedition occasioned by the declaration of state of emergency in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe States,   have in recent times  launched a manhunt for the insurgents, forcing many to flee the troubled town.[THISDAY live]

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