August 1, 2018 / 1:11 PM / 16 days ago

Zimbabwe police fire tear gas at stone-throwing opposition supporters

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwean police fired tear gas in central Harare on Wednesday to disperse stone-throwing supporters of the opposition MDC party, according to Reuters witnesses and live television images.

Supporters of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change party (MDC) of Nelson Chamisa carry stones as they block the streets of Harare, Zimbabwe, August 1, 2018. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Earlier, MDC leader Nelson Chamisa wrote on Twitter that he had won the “popular vote” in this week’s presidential election, in which he faced off against President Emmerson Mnangagwa from the ruling Zanu-PF party.

Reporting by MacDonald Dzirutwe; Writing by Alexander Winning; Editing by Ed Cropley

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