Kilifi,KENYA:One person has been confirmed dead in clashes between rival camps Chonyi sub-county of Kilifi county security sources have confirmed.
According to the Chief inspector of Chonyi division Paul Acheda who spoke to Baraka FM on phone, the deceased was killed when supporters of two rival candidates eyeing the Kilifi South constituency seat clashed in Chonyi sub-county at 3.00 am on Tuesday morning.
“Supporters of Ken Chonga of ODM and Mustapha Idd of Jubilee clashed leaving one dead.” Paul Acheda said.
According to the chief inspector, the deceased has been identified as 36 year old Nichodemus Karima and he died on his way to his hospital.
This comes less than a week after locals woke to flyers urging non locals to vacate the area.