Mariel Müller, East Africa correspondent for Deutsche Welle, was wounded by security officials while covering a peaceful demonstration in the Kenyan capital, DW reported.

To disperse the group of activists, the police began firing tear gas capsules at them. Two of them hit the journalist in the leg.

The journalist pointed out the inadmissibility of their actions to the security forces, but they did not react.

The protest was directed against police violence and tough measures taken by the Kenyan authorities to combat the spread of the coronavirus. The demonstration was peaceful.