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Zimbabwean military will remain in Harare until calm is restored to the capital – that’s the official word from authorities after protests turned deadly on Wednesday, leaving three people dead.

Opposition supporters stormed the streets of Harare after preliminary results from the election showed that Zanu-PF had a firm lead in the polls. In a press conferences the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission said the ruling party had won the majority of parliamentary seats.

MDC leader Nelson Chamisa said the election had been stolen and and the people would fight for their rights.

Scenes of violence in Harare have made international news as calls for calm echo across the globe

Here’s seven pictures that show Harare on fire.

Crowd stands over the body of a man killed during clashes between police and opposition demonstrators in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 1, 2018.

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VIOLENCE
Soldiers beat a supporter of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) outside the party’s headquarters as they await election results in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 1, 2018.

THE PEOPLE

A man runs as supporters of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change party (MDC) of Nelson Chamisa burn barricades in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 1, 2018.

REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Supporters of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change party (MDC) of Nelson Chamisa react as they block a street in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 1, 2018.

Supporters of the Movement for Democratic Change opposition party of Nelson Chamisa demonstrate outside the party’s headquarters as they await results of general elections in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 1, 2018.
REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

THE MILITARY

Soldiers open fire to disperse crowds of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change supporters outside the party’s headquarters in Harare, Zimbabwe, August 1, 2018.

REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

A soldier stands guards in front of an election banner of President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s ruling ZANU (PF) party in Bindura, Zimbabwe July 7, 2018.

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