Vehicles burnt amid Kenya opposition protests

A bus and a lorry have reportedly been set blaze in separate incidents in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, amid protests organised by the opposition.

Police have clashed with protesters in some parts of the city, but most areas have remained calm.

In the central business district, some protest leaders who attempted to drop a petition a the president’s office were dispersed by police with teargas.

Police have been deployed around the city to maintain security.

In the western counties of Kisumu and Homa Bay, protesters blocked some roads by lighting fires.

Many shops in Kisumu were closed with traders wary of the looting and destruction witnessed during previous protests.



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