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run away

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to break loose and leave suddenly, as from confinement or from a difficult or threatening situation

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The imposition of curfew restricted the movements of the fleeing families who were continuously running towards settled districts, fearing military operation.
Police further told that the robbers took CCTV footage with them before fleeing from the scene.
June 20, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) - As the globe marks World Refugee Day on Thursday, an international press freedom group, said that the number of journalists from East African countries fleeing into exile remains on the rise.
The fleeing prisoners were sentenced to death and members of Qaeda organization.
Police first suspected that the fleeing man may have been the one who fired off the shots, but that turned out not to be the case.
Thursday commissioner Georgieva was at the site of event at the Tunisian-Libyan border, which has seen tens of thousands fleeing Libya for already-troubled Tunisia.
No other country recorded more than five fleeing into exile in the 12 months from June 1, 2009 through May 31, 2010.
Others are fleeing north toward the Saudi border and to other parts in Yemen, Mahecic said.
Summary: Tamil Tiger rebels have shot 19 people and injured 69 others fleeing Sri Lanka's war zone.
Sheriff Lee Baca held those handcuffs up Tuesday as he and the Los Angeles County district attorney announced that Jorge Arroyo Garcia, the man suspected of killing March in 2002 before fleeing to Mexico, had successfully been extradited and was on United States soil early Tuesday.
He arrived at his business, Tessner's Garage, in time to see two people fleeing the scene.
People started fleeing the areas occupied by the rebels.
Fleeing for Freedom: Stories of the Underground Railroad As Told by Levi Coffin and William Still Edited by George and Willene Hendrick, Ivan R.
What would they recommend as a better way to have kept East Germans from fleeing to the West?
The impact of conflict on asylum claims in the UK is outlined in Fleeing the Fighting: How conflict drives the search for asylum, a report released today to mark the start of Refugee Week.