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Kenyans fear reprisal in police killings

NAIROBI — Hundreds of people fearing a government backlash over the killing of at least 32 police officers are fleeing their homes in northwestern Kenya as the military prepares to help police pursue the bandits who carried out the attack, officials said Tuesday.

Police Commissioner Mathew Iteere said a ‘‘serious’’ operation has begun to find those responsible for the deaths of the officers over the weekend.

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