1 dead in the Mangochi riots, several others admitted at Mangochi District Hospital

One person is reported to have died in Mangochi and several others are being treated at Mangochi District Hospital following demonstrations that started today morning.

According to reports from Mangochi, the situation is far from calm as people continue to burn kiosks and tyres in protest.

The demonstrators say they do not want MEC to announce the disputed presidential election results which according to them are “rigged”.

Police fired teargas and rubber bullets at the protesters in a bid to disperse the demonstrators.

More updates to follow …

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