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18 Sep 2019 | 08:02 AM UTC

Kenya: Clashes in Kisumu September 18

Kenya News Alert

Supporters of Kisumu County speaker clash with police forces in Kisumu on September 18; avoid all protests

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/18/2019, 12:00 AM until 9/20/2019, 11:59 PM (Africa/Nairobi). COUNTRY/REGION Kisumu

Event

Police forces fired tear gas to disperse supporters of Kisumu's County Speaker Oyango Oloo, gathered at the County Assembly in Kisumu in the morning (local time) on Wednesday, September 18. Oloo - who is facing impeachment over fraud allegations - and his supporters clashed with police as they attempted to enter the County Assembly building. A heightened security presence is likely around the building in the coming hours; further protests and related disruptions cannot be ruled out.  

Advice

Individuals in Kisumu are advised to avoid all demonstrations as a precaution and obey all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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