Metro Boko Haram 'Captures' Michika Town


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BBC is reporting that the Boko Haram islamic sect has 'seized' Michika town in north-east Nigeria.

From #BBC:

Nigeria's militant Islamist group Boko Haram has captured the key north-eastern town of Michika, residents say, gaining more territory in its efforts to create an Islamic state.

People fled into bushes as gunfire rang out in the town, they added.

Boko Haram has changed tactics in recent months by holding on to territory rather than launching hit-and-run attacks.

The government called on Nigerians not to lose hope.

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Source: #BBC