Police disperse crowds with teargas ahead of coronavirus curfew in Kenya

olice officers in Kenya’s Mombasa fired tear gas to disperse crowds on Friday (March 27) hours before a curfew was imposed to try to curb the spread of coronavirus.

Kenya, which has 28 confirmed coronavirus cases and one death, started enforcing a 19:00 to 05:00 curfew daily starting on Friday.

Crowds of people in the coastal city had gathered to catch the last ferries before the curfew began at 19:00, according to local media reports.

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