Raila Odinga lands at JKIA amid chaos in Nairobi

Raila's Arrival from the US Disrupts Operations at JKIA

Two killed as Kenyan police fire at opposition supporters in Nairobi

Police opened fire on protesters escorting Raila Odinga, Kenya's opposition leader, from Nairobi's worldwide airport on Friday, killing at least three people in an ominous escalation of the country's political crisis.

One of the vehicles that were stoned by a mob as Nasa supporters clashed with police on Mombasa Road on November 17, 2017.

Speaking at Community area Raila criticized the police for disrupting the planned opposition rally at Uhuru Park.

Four people, among them a police officer were rushed to hospital with injuries.

Running battles between police and his supporters had begun as early as 8am outside Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to where they had trekked to welcome him from his Kibera bastion eight kilometres away and the Eastlands suburbs of Nairobi.

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Police retreated several times along the route after the protesters were unmoved by the teargas and water cannon spray.

"Police had 'banned" the welcoming procession citing the security of the airport but the crowds ignored the edict.

They finally held their ground near the city's main park, where Odinga, just returned from the United States, meant to address a rally that had been banned. Human rights groups say at least 66 people have died in bloodshed surrounding the two elections.

On Monday, the Supreme Court is due to rule on the legality of last month's re-run election, won by the incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta with 98% of the vote.

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