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Last Updated: Wednesday January 02 2008 06:47 GMT

Kenyans leave homes after attacks

A policeman escorts a man and his children during one of the riots in Kenya

Tens of thousands of people have left their homes in the African nation of Kenya after violence broke out following an election in the country.

Aid workers say that, in just one region, at least 70,000 people have left their homes, fearing more attacks and other violence.

Around 250 people have been killed, including 30 who died when a church they were sheltering in was burnt down.

Many people are protesting because they are not happy with the election result.

Mwai Kibaki was re-elected president in the vote, but another top politician Raila Odinga has claimed that the vote wasn't fair.

They have both called for an end to the violence.

Now officials across the world are asking for a re-count, to try to end the fighting



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