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Tensions In Zimbabwe High As Country Awaits Election Results

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Tensions In Zimbabwe High As Country Awaits Election Results
Violence broke out as hundreds of opposition supporters gathered in Zimbabwe's capital and were met with riot police.
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Tensions are high in Zimbabwe as voters await the results from Monday's presidential election. 

Zimbabwe's Electoral Commission reports that the country's ruling ZANU-PF party has won the majority of the seats in parliament. 

It's the first election since the fall of longtime leader Robert Mugabe. 

Zimbabwe's Movement for Democratic Change party claims the presidential vote was rigged, and others expressed concerns that the vote wasn't fair. 

Violence broke out as hundreds of opposition supporters gathered in the capital and were met with riot police. 

Zimbabwe's Electoral Commission has five days after the polls close to release the final results of the presidential election. But unofficial results circulating online have made the country anxious. So the commission said it should announce the results of the presidential election sometime Thursday.

Additional reporting from Newsy affiliate CNN.