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Supporters storm gates during Kenya's presidential inauguration

Supporters of President Kenyatta clashed with police as they tried to force their way into the stadium for his second-term inauguration.

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Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta waves as he arrives for his inauguration ceremony at Kasarani Stadium in Nairobi on Nov. 28.

Kenyatta was sworn in for a second term in what some hoped would be the end of months of election turmoil, which Kenyatta said stretched the country "almost to the breaking point."

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Supporters of Kenyatta clash with police as they try to force their way into the stadium for his inauguration. 

Large screens had been promised for those who couldn't get inside the venue, but no screens were provided, AFP reported.   

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Kenyatta views a military procession before taking the oath of office.

An election victory in August was overturned by the Supreme Court, forcing him to face a re-run that was boycotted by the opposition.

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Police fire tear gas to control a crowd trying to force their way into the stadium to attend the inauguration. 

 

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A woman begs for mercy during clashes between police and rock-throwing supporters of Kenyatta trying to gain access to the inauguration.

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Kenyatta supporters cheer during his swearing-in ceremony.

Kenyatta said the past few months "have been a trying time" and he called for an end to hate and divisiveness.

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A police officer stands next to Kenyatta supporters lying unconscious after being beaten by police when they tried to storm the gates of the stadium. 

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Kenyatta waves to supporters.

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A man kneels as he and others face off against police after they tried to force their way into the stadium.

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People run as Kenyan Mounted Police intervene outside the stadium. 

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Kenyatta holds up a document as he takes the oath of office.

Kenya's election drama has meant months of uncertainty in East Africa's economic hub.

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People fall as police fire tear gas to control a crowd trying to force their way into the stadium.

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