Belfast Telegraph

Monday 24 November 2014

Homes destroyed after riots between ethnic groups in Kenya

Several homes in Nairobi's Mathare slum have been set ablaze during several hours of running battles between Kenya's Kikuyu and Luo ethnic groups.

President Kibaki belongs to the Kikuyu , Kenya's largest ethnic group, while opposition leader Odinga belongs to the Luo.

Residents have reported hearing police gunfire during the night however emergency services have not reported any injuries.

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