Zimbabwe: Chaos at Tsvangirai's Burial As Succession Woes Mount

Violence erupted at the funeral of former prime minister and MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai, when youths threatened to set alight a thatched hut in which the party's Vice President Thokozani Khupe, and Secretary-General Douglas Mwonzora had sought refuge after being assaulted. The two were accused of opposing acting party president Nelson Chamisa's plan to succeed Tsvangirai, who died of colon cancer.

From left, Thokozani Khupe, Nelson Chamisa and Elias Mudzuri at Morgan Tsvangirai funeral.

MDC-T VP Thokozani Khupe and Secretary General Douglas Mwonzora had to be escorted by police.

Opposition MDC-T Secretary General Douglas Mwonzora tweets.



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