Fleeing residents call Semporna a 'nightmare'


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Some residents in Semporna have decided to flee following the Saturday gunbattle in a nearby village which resulted in 12 deaths.

"Our peaceful town has become a nightmare to live in," Julasri Yaakob, 38, told AFP as he heaved a bag full of clothes onto a lorry.


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Fleeing residents call Semporna a 'nightmare'

Some residents in Semporna have decided to flee following the Saturday gunbattle in a nearby village which resulted in 12 deaths.

"Our peaceful town has become a nightmare to live in," Julasri Yaakob, 38, told AFP as he heaved a bag full of clothes onto a lorry.


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