Zimbabwe: Clashes as opposition MDC supporters protest election results

One person has reportedly died and dozens were wounded in Harare on Wednesday, after police used tear gas and water cannons to disperse opposition supporters of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) Alliance protesting over the delay of announcing the election results. Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of the capital in a known opposition stronghold, to denounce the elections and... Еще the delay of the announcement. Opposition claimed that Monday's elections were rigged, after early polls showing a lead for opposition leader Nelson Chamisa have now turned in favour of the ruling Zanu-PF party. Riot police forces used tear gas and water cannons at protesters and one person has been killed after troops opened fire according to local media and reports. The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) said that so far the Zanu-PF ruling party obtains 122 seats, while the opposition MDC Alliance gets 53. European Union monitors observing the election conduct praised the «opening up of political space» but critiqued the delay of the official announcement.

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