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Jan 17, 2008 at 01:06pm IST

Odinga supporters, police clash, 12 killed

New delhi: At least 12 people have been killed in fresh clashes in Kenya between supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga and police forces.

Tens of thousands of people thronged the streets of Nairobi and other towns in protest against the re-election of President Mwai Kibaki.

The police fired in the air and lobbed teargas shells to beat them back.

More than 600 people have been killed and about 250,000 people displaced because of violent protests since the disputed December 27 vote.