Tension is running high in Kenya ahead of general and local elections on 27 December, with two separate incidents of poll-related violence on 28 October. One man was killed when youths tried to prevent leaders of the main opposition party Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) from attending a rally in Meru in Eastern Province, a stronghold of incumbent president Mwai Kibaki. The cause of death is unclear; one source claims the man was shot while others say he was trampled to death by fleeing bystanders after police fired teargas to disperse the mob.

In a separate incident two rival groups supporting Kibaki

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