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Election riots hit migori town (Kenya)

About 100 people have been killed across Kenya in violence blamed on the disputed presidential election.

A BBC reporter at a mortuary in the opposition stronghold of Kisumu saw 43 bodies with gunshot wounds. A witness said police had shot protesters.

There were running battles in Nairobi slums, and violence was reported in the coastal town of Mombasa.

Mwai Kibaki was officially re-elected president while Raila Odinga says he was robbed of victory by voting fraud.

See how the vote was split around the country

Mr Odinga has called for a million-strong rally by supporters in Nairobi on Thursday.

Police banned his supporters from holding a mass alternative inauguration ceremony in the centre of the capital on Monday, a day after Mr Kibaki was sworn into office again.

In his New Year's message, the president urged reconciliation but warned that his government would "deal



Added: Dec-31-2007 
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