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Post-Election Violence Claims 270 Lives in Kenya

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Post-Election Violence Claims 270 Lives in Kenya

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Post-Election Violence Claims 270 Lives in Kenya

Post-Election Violence Claims 270 Lives in Kenya

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Violence is growing in Kenya, as crowds of people take to the streets to protest the surprise re-election of President Mwai Kibaki.

Up to 50 people died Tuesday when a mob torched a Kenyan church in the fourth day of ethnic violence that erupted after the disputed presidential election.

BBC East Africa correspondent Adam Mynott talks to Alex Chadwick about the riots.