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Kenya 'turned into killing field'

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga has accused the government and the police of turning the country into "killing fields of the innocent".
His Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) said seven people were shot dead in Nairobi on the second day of protests against elections it says were rigged.

Police denied Mr Odinga's claim that they were "on a killing spree" and said they were acting "with restraint".

EU politicians have meanwhile urged it to cut aid to Kenya's government.


Mr Odinga said: "The government and the police have turned this country into killing fields of the innocent, executing at will in an unprecedented bloodlust that began long before elections took place."

He said the government had "issued its police force with a shoot-to-kill order. And police officers all over the country have followed that order to the letter."

A police spokesman,


Added: Jan-17-2008 
By: stefan171
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