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Fire burns Deep Sea slum in Kenya's capital Nairobi

Thomas Mukoya / Reuters

A trader salvages a crate of soda as fire engulfs the Deep Sea slum in the Parklands area of Kenya's capital Nairobi, March 8, displacing thousands of residents.

Thomas Mukoya / Reuters

A man carries his mattresses as fire engulfs the Deep Sea slum in the Parklands area of Kenya's capital Nairobi, March 8, displacing thousands of residents.

Thomas Mukoya / Reuters

Residents retreat as fire engulfs the Deep Sea slum in the Parklands area of Kenya's capital Nairobi on March 8, displacing thousands of residents.

Noor Khamis / Reuters

Residents attempt to extinguish fire engulfing the Deep Sea slum in the Parklands area of Kenya's capital Nairobi, on Tuesday, March 8.

Noor Khamis / Reuters

A woman cries as firefighters arrive to extinguish fire engulfing the Deep Sea slum in the Parklands area of Kenya's capital Nairobi, on March 8, displacing thousands of residents.