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In pictures: Kenya vote violence

Supporters of Raila Odinga waving knives and sticks

There has been unrest in parts of Kenya where opposition candidate Raila Odinga has taken on President Mwai Kibaki in a presidential election.

Raila Odinga supporters

There have been claims of vote rigging and demands for votes to be recounted.

Raila Odinga supporters near burning tyres

Raila Odinga has been ahead in the count, but his supporters turned violent on Saturday when the electoral commission announced a reduction in his lead.

Raila Odinga supporter

Mr Odinga's camp has raised allegations that Mr Kibaki's side may be seeking to rig the results.

Man kicking at wall

In Nairobi's Kibera slum, people began attacking and looting shops.

Man carrying loot

Whatever the modest shops contained was carried off.

People fleeing from police

As the violence got worse riot police moved in.

Police arresting man

People were chased down and arrested.


Anyone caught looting was dealt with harshly.

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