Businesses have been closed in Kiamaiko, Nairobi after police moved in to calm two religious groups who are fighting over the right to conduct worship in the area.
It is alleged that the violence started yesterday when a Christian preacher called the police on Muslim brothers who were having a gathering outside Huruma mosque.
Police intervened effectively to prevent an escalation of violence outside in the area which has a Muslim and Christian population.
Kiamaiko is in a mess today, it all started yesterday when a Christian preacher called the police on Muslim brothers who were having a gathering outside Huruma mosque. Today people are fighting and things are bad @Asmali77 do you have more on this
— william gwilly (@william_gwilly) May 17, 2019
Incidents of sectarian violence between members of Muslim and Christian communities have occurred with increasing frequency and intensity around the world creating dealy violence.
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