Nine men shot dead in Nairobi's Mathare slum: security source

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Posted: Aug 12, 2017 7:38 AM

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Nine young men were shot dead overnight in post election violence in Nairobi's Mathare slum and have been brought to the city morgue, a security official told Reuters on Saturday.

The official, who did not want to be named, said he understood the men had been shot by police in anti-looting operations.

(Reporting by Katharine Houreld; Writing by Ed Cropley; Editing by Alison Williams)