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Journalist Shot as Police Disperse Protesters

Photo:Mariel Muller

Deutsche Welle (DW) East Africa TV correspondent Mariel Muller on Saturday got injured after police lobbied teargas to disperse protesters.

"Kenyan police shot me twice in the leg with a teargas canister fired by a gun. Second time they hit me directly while we were doing an interview,"tweeted Mariel Muller 

The Police used tear gas to disperse protesters outside the Kenya National Archives on Tom Mboya Street in central Nairobi on Saturday morning.

The incident occurred as human rights activists were marching to the State House in protest of a range of socio economic issues. There have been no confirmed reports of casualties or arrests.

This comes a few hours after President Uhuru Kenyatta ordered schools to reopen according to the calendar issued by the Ministry of Education,Restaurants and bars to open until 7pm,Curfew back to 10pm and cessation of movement in the diseased zone lifted.

Photo Courtesy:Mariel Muller injured



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