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In pictures: Kenya protests day three

People look on in anguish as a man and woman lie dead in Kibera on Friday 18 January

At least five more people were killed in Kenya on the third day of protests against the official result of last month's election.

Blood on the ground on Friday 18 January

Police fired into crowds, killing four in the slums of the capital, while one body was found with machete wounds. The opposition said it would not call for any more street protests.

A policeman charges protesters in Kibera on Friday 18 January

The situation in Nairobi deteriorated. Police charged after supporters of the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) tore up railway lines.

Muslim protester in Mombasa on Friday 18 January

In the coastal city of Mombasa, Muslim protesters, who support the opposition ODM, demonstrated against the election result after Friday prayers.

Mombasa protest on Friday 18 January

But that demonstration also ended in tragedy after police opened fire, killing one protestor and injuring others.

A man recoils from a fire in the Rift Valley town of Marura

Protesters are still mounting roadblocks, such as this one in the Rift Valley. More than 600 people have died, after the opposition said they were cheated of victory by vote fraud.

Kenyan policeman in Eldoret on Friday 18 January

Burning tyre roadblocks were also set up in the nearby Rift Valley town of Eldoret, which has been blighted by ethnic violence that has displaced many thousands since the poll.

A policewoman with handgun looks for protesters on Friday 18 January

This policewoman clutching a handgun in Nairobi's Kibera slum is on the lookout for trouble-makers. There is widespread anger at allegedly heavy-handed security forces tactics.

Police officer lobs tear gas in Kibera slum, Nairobi, on Friday 18 January

But the security forces said their response had been restrained and officers had only fired or - like this policeman - used tear gas on rioters and looters.

Protester runs from police in Kibera slum on Friday 18 January

As the post-poll violence continued for a third week, the UN announced Kofi Annan, its former secretary general, would fly to Kenya on Tuesday to help mediate.





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