– Thousands of Kenyans troop to Moi International Sports Center, Kasarani, to attend President Uhuru Kenyatta's swearing in ceremony
– The crowd has reportedly broken one of the barriers, causing a stampede as security officers try to control the gathering
– Others are still trying to break the the gates to access the main venue. Police officer having difficult time to control the crowd
Thousands of Kenyans on Tuesday, November 28, started trooping to Moi International Sports Center, Kasarani, as early as 4 am to attend President Uhuru Kenyatta's swearing in ceremony.
At some point there was a stampede as the crowd broke one of the barriers while forcing its way in, leading to a confrontation with the police.
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The police was forced to throw teargas in attempts to disperse the rowdy gathering. Unfortunately, that didn't seem to deter them, as some went as far as breaking a gate to force themselves in.
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Below are photos of the recent happenings at Kasarani :
A number of Kenyans are feared injured during the stampede and chaotic confrontations with the police. No one has been reported dead.
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