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Post-vote unrest persists in Kenya; death toll rises

By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and TOM ODULA The Associated Press

This article was originally published August 13, 2017 at 3:16 a.m. Updated August 13, 2017 at 3:16 a.m.

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Backers of Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga block a road with fiery barricades Saturday in the Kibera slum area of Nairobi in protest of Tuesday’s election results that show President Uhuru Kenyatta winning re-election. Police used live ammunition against rioters in Kibera and fired tear gas at vehicles carrying opposition leaders trying to enter the slum.

In an escalation of Kenya's deadly election violence, police on Saturday fired live ammunition at rioters and used tear gas on vehicles carrying opposition officials trying to enter a Nairobi slum where they have strong support.

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