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Running battles erupted across Kenya on Wednesday after the country's opposition leader called for three days of nationwide protests against the outcome of last month's presidential elections.

Police shot three protesters in Kibera, a slum on the outskirts of Nairobi, a witness told CNN, and other officers fired tear gas to try to thwart thousands of protesters.

Journalists were caught up in the melee, including CNN's Zain Verjee, who was hit in the back with a tear gas canister as she reported outside Nairobi's Uhuru Park, where the opposition planned a protest rally. Read full article »

CNN's Zain Verjee contributed to this report.

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