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Three shot dead in Kenya protest: AFP journalist

November 17, 2017

Three men were shot dead Friday in the Kenyan capital Nairobi as police broke up crowds of thousands of opposition supporters, an AFP journalist saw.

The three bodies, all shot in the upper body, were seen lying on the road in Muthurwa, a city suburb where riot police armed with tear gas, water cannons and rifles clashed with stone throwing protesters.

Dispatches from AFP concerning freedom of information, censorship and news coverage in regions where independent media is under threat.