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Breaking: Two killed as police and traders clash in Kahawa West

The police continue to kill crime suspects and protesters in cold blood despite persistent calls to end the killings and the use of excessive force.

Police from the General Service Unit were on Wednesday morning deployed to quell the chaos that erupted in Kahawa West.

Traders took to the streets to protest the demolition of stalls by authorities in the area.

The demos that started early Wednesday morning have so far claimed two lives, according to locals.

"One of the victims was a tuk-tuk rider and the other a boda boda rider," a protester told Nation.Africa.

The traders claim the stalls were demolished by officers from the Nairobi Metropolitan Services (NMS) without notice.

"We are angry because they have destroyed our only source of livelihood," a female trader said.

The traders blocked the main road to Kahawa West froPolicem Kiambu Road.

Kasarani Sub-county Police Commander Peter Mwanzo said officers will ensure that normalcy returns in the area soon.

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General Service Unit Kahawa West Kasarani Nairobi Metropolitan Nation.Africa

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