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Tension High In Mathare As Death Toll Of Those Killed In Political Clash Rises To Three


Tension is high in Nairobi’s Mathare area after three people were killed when supporters Ruaraka MP TJ Kajwang and those of nominated Senator Elizabeth Ongoro in Mathare slums on Wednesday.

One person died on the scene while two others died at the Kenyatta National Hospital where they were rushed after sustaining serious injuries.

“One of the people who died in the hospital was slashed in the stomach by the panga wielding supporters,’ said an area leader who did not want to be named.

Chaos erupted after the MP’s supporters stormed a meeting presided over by Ongoro in the area yesterday.

The two ODM leaders are yet to comment on the issue.