Zimbabwe police fire live rounds during general strike protests

Photo of Zimbabwe police fire live rounds during general strike protests
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Live ammunition and teargas fired as nationwide shutdown over cost of living turns violent

Police in Zimbabwe have fired live ammunition and teargas during running battles with groups of young people trying to enforce a nationwide shutdown to protest against the rising cost of living.

The clashes were the worst outbreak of disorder in the southern African country since the aftermath of elections last year, when six civilians were shot dead by police.

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