US News Two shot dead in Kenya election protests

12:50  12 august  2017
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Image: A barricade is set on fire in Mathare, Nairobi, during the protests . Kenya 's opposition has A security official said nine young men shot dead in the Mathare district overnight have now been the disputed 2007 election which led to two months of ethno-political violence that left 1,100 people dead .

One killed in Kenya election protests 01:00. Story highlights. Protests break out after incumbent President is declared the winner. Relatives said the victims were shot dead in various parts of the nation, including 17 in the capital of Nairobi, the group said.

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Kenyan police have shot and killed two people during riots by opposition supporters after President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared the winner in national elections.

Leonard Katana, a regional police commander, said the deaths occurred on the outskirts of Kisumu, a city where opposition leader Raila Odinga has strong support.

Mr Katana said another five people were injured by gunfire in Kisumu.

Also on Saturday, Kenyan police opened fire to disperse opposition protesters who blocked roads and set up burning barricades in a slum in Nairobi, the capital. An Associated Press photographer saw police firing live rounds in the Mathare area.

Mr Kenyatta on Friday appealed for unity after the Kenyan election commission announced results following several days of vote-counting. Mr Odinga has alleged that the election was rigged.

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