Woman Shot In Epworth

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A WOMAN has been shot in Epworth near the police station as she was walking home from work as the protests against fuel increase continue sliding into outright violence.

Workers under the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions and citizen groups have begun a national stayaway in protest against the recent increase in the price of fuel, and the general economic meltdown the country is going through.
We give you updates on what is happening countrywide.

Earlier on, the SABC also reported during its midday bulletin that at least 2 people have been shot.

Buses have been stoned too. An Eagle Liner is being stoned as well, all the windows have been broken and the bus has been sat on fire.

In Kuwadzana, all major roads have reportedly been blocked.

Smoke can be seen over Mabvuku suburbs as protesters continue barricading roads and burning things.

Shots have also fired in Mabvuku. Standoff between police and protesters has been reported at Kamunhu Shopping Centre.

Choppies outlets have been looted in Mabvuku and also in the Pumula high density suburb in Bulawayo.

There have also been reports of looting in Zengeza, Chitungwiza.

In Glenview, along Highglen shops, people have barricaded the road.

Police were moving door to door, beating people in Kuwadzana.

Meanwhile, there are reports the government has ordered telecommunications regulator Potraz to switch off WhatsApp and Twitter.

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