Governor says Nigeria losing war on Islamic militants; military say extremists on the run

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Local government chairman Maina Ularamu told The Associated Press that more than 10,000 people have fled since then across the Borno state border into Adamawa state.

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Associated Press writers Ibrahim Garba in Kano, Nigeria, and Ibrahim Abdulaziz in Yola, Nigeria, contributed to this report. Faul reported from Lagos, Nigeria.

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