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By Lanre Ola MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Islamist insurgents attacked the outskirts of northeast Nigeria's main city Maiduguri on Sunday, engaging in a gun battle with soldiers that killed at least eight people, witnesses and a security source said. Militant group Boko Haram has killed thousands since it launched its revolt in Maiduguri five years ago and wants the city to become the capital of a separate Islamist state. Everybody is panicking and trying to flee the area," said Idris Abubakar, a resident of Polo on the western outskirts of the city. Growing violence by the insurgents is a major headache for President Goodluck Jonathan who faces elections on Feb. 14 that analysts say are too close to call.
Melbourne (AFP) - 11:36 GMT - Djokovic 7-6 (7-5), 6-7 (7-4), 2-2 *Murray - Djokovic attacks the Murray second serve and forces the Scot into and error as he nets with a backhand. Two break points for the Serbian and he breaks back as Murray swings a forehand wide.