Zimbabwe election: SHOCKING footage shows army officers LASHING protesters in Zimbabwe

One particular person has been shot useless as police in Harare, Zimbabwe, proceed to conflict with opposition protesters over .

Thousands of supporters of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) chanted anti-government slogans and destroyed benches, indicators, visitors lights in Harare prompting police to fireside warning pictures, water cannon and tear gasoline in an try to disperse the crowds.

Protesters responded by burning tires and throwing rocks till the military intervened sending folks operating for canopy as many have been wounded.

Opposition chief Nelson Chamisa’s Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) has accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s ZANU-PF celebration and the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission of utilizing underhand techniques to steal the election from them.

An offended crowd of principally younger males, a few of whom lined their faces, whistled and chanted “Chamisa, Chamisa” in downtown Harare.

It comes as Zimbabwe’s president warned towards making “provocative statements” as protesters ran rampant by means of the streets. “Now is the time for responsibility and above all peace,” President Emmerson Mnangagwa stated on Twitter.

Meanwhile, opposition challenger Nelson Chamisa is once more claiming victory over Mnangagwa writing on Twitter that, “No amount of results manipulation will alter your WILL.”

FT Southern Africa correspondent Joseph Cotterill, who’s at the moment in Harare following the aftermath of the Zimbabwe election, has been recording the violent unravelling of the protest on the streets of Harare.

Writing on Twitter, Mr Cotterill stated: “I noticed one soldier in a blue and pink ski-mask scream ‘I’ll present you free and truthful’ as his squad beat ladies, bystanders, anybody, up the street.

“One pointed his AK-47 right at me.”

In one other tweet, he added: “More armoured cars, more soldiers piling in around ZANU-PF HQ and election results centre. I’m leaving the area as I didn’t bring my flak jacket.”

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) reported in its preliminary outcomes that Emmerson Mnangagwa’s celebration has gained the bulk seats in parliament, exhibiting he picked up 109 seats towards 41 for the opposition MDC.

Zimbabwean troopers appeared on streets of Harare on Wednesday, leaping out of a number of armoured automobiles to disperse opposition supporters after they clashed with police, footage broadcast by eNCA tv confirmed.

Automatic gunfire has additionally been heard and a military helicopter has been noticed within the skies.

A shocked Zimbabwean instructed Information24: “Those tankers ‘we’ celebrated last year in November are being used against us.”

The ZANU-PF chief tweeted: “At this crucial time, I call on everyone to desist from provocative declarations and statements. We must all demonstrate patience and maturity, and act in a way that puts our people and their safety first. Now is the time for responsibility and above all, peace.”