Three people have been killed in Mathare slums following ethnic clashes between two rival gangs in the area.
Two of the people are said to have been hacked to death while one was lynched by an angry mob.
The clashes are said to have started after one community lynched a suspected thief to death triggering retaliation from the other community that resorted to hacking the two to death.
Police had to be deployed in the area in order to quell the chaos. Pangani OCPD Alice Kimeu confirmed the incident saying that one person has been arrested.