Dozens killed in Tana River clashes

At least 48 people have been killed in clashes between two communities in Tana River County in Kenya's Coast Province- IRIN report.
Tana River, with a population of about 240,000 according to the 2009 census, is largely occupied by the Orma and Wardei pastoralist communities and the Pokomo farming community; the Orma and Pokomo have a history of conflict over grazing land, pasture and water.
 

Tana Photo: Iris du Pon

 

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