Ambulance siren
Ambulance siren
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Police are investigating an incident in which an ambulance hit and killed a woman who was crossing a road in Kibera slums, Nairobi.

The 70-year-old woman is said to have gone to buy meat from a nearby butchery and fell on the road when the speeding ambulance ran over her.

The ambulance was overtaking a lorry before running over the victim.

The incident sparked protests and running battles in the Kianda area before police dispersed the group and picked up the body to the mortuary.

The group wanted to torch the ambulance but reinforcements were sent there to disperse them. 

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