Homes destroyed after riots between ethnic groups in Kenya
Published 20/01/2008 | 06:49
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.