Women shriek, run from Zimbabwean troops

2018-08-01 17:28
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GALLERY: Zim army, police clash with MDC protesters

Protests have erupted in Harare, Zimbabwe over alleged fraud in the country's election. Armed troops have since been deployed to try and disperse hundreds of opposition angry demonstrators.

Women are running away shrieking as Zimbabwean soldiers approach them and try to strike them while security forces clear the streets of the capital after opposition protests over Monday's election results.

A line of helmeted riot police streams down one street in Harare. Armored vehicles speed by. A military helicopter circles overhead.

The Associated Press has seen at least one body in the street.

Zimbabwe's opposition claims the results of the presidential election are being manipulated, while Western election observers are urging the release of the results as soon as possible.

Some Zimbabweans have expressed concerns that the military-backed effort that forced out former leader Robert Mugabe in November is not going to accept an opposition election victory.

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