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2 dead as Kenyan police attack electoral reform demos

At least two people died Monday when Kenya's police shot, beat and tear gassed demonstrators across the country who called for the electoral commission to be dissolved due to allegations of bias and corruption.

The two were shot dead in Siaya County, in western Kenya on the shore of Lake Victoria, according to Bonny Odinga, the county's communications director.

The protests, held each Monday for the past four weeks, come before elections next year and are organized by Kenya's main opposition group, the Coalitions for Reforms and Democracy. Last week the U.S. and human rights activists condemned the violence displayed by Kenyan police in which one man was killed.

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