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List of massacres in Kenya

The following is a list of massacres in Kenya and its predecessor polities (numbers may be approximate):

Name Date Location Deaths Notes
Kisumu Massacre 1969 Kisumu Over 11 deaths Several civilians were murdered by security personnel of the then President Jomo Kenyatta. The casualties included school children who were to perform for the president and innocent traders from a nearby market.[1]
Chuka Massacre 1953 Chuka, Eastern Province 20 civilians, including one child[2]
Garissa Massacre 1980 Garissa, North Eastern Province over 3000 deaths[3]
Lari Massacre March 26, 1953 Lari near Nairobi 150
Turbi Massacre July 12, 2005 near Marsabit 60 22 were children
2012 Tana River District clashes August 22, 2012 Tana River District 52 Ethnic-communal clashes between Orma and Pokomo people
Wagalla Massacre February 10, 1984 Wajir District, North Eastern Province 5000[4]

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References

  1. ^ http://www.the-star.co.ke/news/article-92989/date-death-or-president-tale-kisumu-massacre
  2. ^ Anderson, David; Bennett, Huw; Branch, Daniel (2006). "A Very British Massacre". History Today 56 (8): 20–22. 
  3. ^ http://www.scribd.com/doc/5466737/Ahmed-Issac-Legal-Impediments-to-Development-in-Northern-Kenya p.10 Legal Impediments to Development in Northern Kenya, Ahmed Issack
  4. ^ Wagalla massacre: Raila Odinga orders Kenya probe
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