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In pictures: Kenya's crisis

A policeman holds a teargas canister to his mouth as he walks in front of protesters during riots in the Mathare slum in Nairobi

Tensions remain high in the aftermath of post-election violence in Kenya, in which as many as 300 people have died.

Opposition supporters raise machetes and sticks next to a poster of opposition leader Raila Odinga during riots in the Mathare slum in Nairobi

Although there were fewer reports of disturbances on Wednesday, looting by armed mobs and reprisal attacks continue.

Kenyan riot police help a man who was attacked with machetes during riots in the Mathare slum of Nairobi

A riot policeman helps a victim of violence. The two sides in the dispute have traded accusations of ethnic cleansing and genocide.

A Luo child drinks milk at a shelter at a police station in Mwiki

Tens of thousands of people have taken refuge in shelters after fleeing their homes amid the unrest.

People walk through a burned out area of Nairobi's Kibera slums, which was razed to the ground after days of rioting

In the capital Nairobi, people walk through a burned-out area of the Kibera slum, which was razed to the ground after days of rioting.

Shops remain closed in the centre of Nairobi

Although some shops and offices are beginning to re-open, many have remained closed in the city centre.

People walk into Nairobi as transport remains limited

People travel by foot as transport remains limited in Nairobi, after police set up barricades on major routes and halted traffic.



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