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Running battles in Kibera after youths seal off Olympic School – PHOTOS

Anti-riot police engaged youths in Kibera in running battles on Thursday after the road leading to Olympic Primary School, the biggest polling station in the area, was barricaded with stones.

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Heavy stones were placed on the school’s entrance and the gate locked overnight.

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Police moved in to remove the stones and break the chain used to lock the gate. They dispersed groups that were milling in the area, prompting the running battles.

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The youths hurled stones and bottles at the officers, shuttering classroom windows in the ensuing melee.

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