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Three protesters killed in aftermath of Zimbabwe election unrest

A street sign with Robert Mugabe's name on it
A street sign on the ground. Photo: Wilfred Kajese/AFP via Getty Images

Three protesters were killed following a battle between soldiers and police with protesters in Zimbabwe on Wednesday after demonstrators claimed Monday's election is being rigged as they wait for election results, reports The Guardian.

Why it matters: This is the first election since the removal of Robert Mugabe who had been in power for nearly four decades.