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Kenya: Madogo Turns Into Ghost Town as Clashes Leave 2 Dead

Visit the once-busy Madogo in Tana River County, and you will be greeted by a retinue of closed shops, a few police officers patrolling the town, but no people. Hundreds of locals are migrating to Hola and Garissa days after violent clashes left two dead.

According to Mr Lalafa, a gun that was used during the chaos is yet to be found, leaving the situation calm but highly volatile."The security forces should move fast to arrest the people involved in the killings and the owners of the gun that was used before we can proclaim that there is peace," he said.He noted that the ballistic results will be out soon and proper search for the gun used will resume with the aim of finding if there are more hidden in the villages in readiness for chaos.p Visit the once-busy Madogo in Tana River County, and you will be greeted by a retinue of closed shops, a few police officers patrolling the town, but no people.

Tana River County Commissioner Mbogai Rioba called for calm, saying everything was under control.The county commissioner however noted that the mass movement of residents from areas affected by chaos has reduced, and life was slowly going back to normal.

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