BREAKING: At Least 24 DEAD In Violent RIOT

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Kenya’s post-election violence escalated Saturday as police used tear gas on a convoy of opposition officials in the capital and a mortuary official said nine bodies with gunshot wounds were brought to a Nairobi morgue from a slum that’s an opposition stronghold.

At least 24 people including a nine-year-old girl were killed during protests last night after President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared the winner of the Kenyan election.

The country is on edge after the announcement of the results led to violent demonstrations from supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga, Daily Mail reports.

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But Johnson Muthama – an official in Odinga’s National Super Alliance coalition – said the opposition would not stop in their bid to overturn the ‘sham’ election result, adding, “We will not be cowed, we will not relent.”

The family of Moraa Nyarangi, nine, said the girl had been shot in the back while watching the protests from a balcony in Mathare, a slum in the capital.

Wycliff Mokaya, her father, said, “I was watching her play with her friends when she suddenly fell down.”

“She was my only hope.”

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 The Kenya National Commission on Human Rights, which monitors government institutions has appealed to senior officials to urge police to stop using live ammunition against civilians.

Nine young men were shot dead overnight in post election violence in Nairobi’s Mathare slum and have been brought to the city morgue, a security official has confirmed.

The official, who did not want to be named, said he understood the men had been shot by police in anti-looting operations.

‘We have one person killed and four others admitted in hospital with gunshot injuries,’ said Dr Ojwang Lusi, the regional health chief in western Kisumu county. A police officer confirmed another death in the southwest town of Siaya.

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In Siaya, a police officer speaking on condition of anonymity said a man had been shot dead in protests, but ‘we have not managed to collect the body… because of resistance from protesters.’

Angry protests flared in opposition strongholds in Nairobi as well as in Kisumu after the election commission declared Kenyatta the victor in a hotly disputed vote over rival Raila Odinga.

After late night looting and riots, anger remained high this morning, with running battles in the capital’s Mathare and Kibera slums.

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