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Two dead as police clash with protesters on Election Day

At least two people have died and many others injured as police clashed with protesters in various parts of the country during the disputed repeat presidential election.

One person died and eight others were admitted to various hospitals in Kisumu and Migori counties following clashes between rioters and police on the polling day.

In Athi River, a Form Two student was shot dead and two other people hospitalized with bullet wounds after police fired live bullets at demonstrators.

The body of the boy is at Mutonguni hospital Athi River where the other two victims are getting treatment.

John Mutua and Mildad Lodenyi have bullets lodged in their legs.

Mutua said he was on his way home when he was shot.

Ms Lodenyi said she was in her house when police stormed and shot her.

Police evicted journalists who were interviewing the victims.

Four out of seven victims admitted to Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital have gunshot wounds.

The victims claim they were dragged out of their houses and clobbered, some shot by anti-riot police.

Mr George Odhiambo was allegedly shot at Mamboleo and is said to have succumbed to his injuries. His body is yet to be moved to the morgue.