WATCH | 'I don't know how I'm going to get home': Zimbabweans stranded as protests rock country

Zimbabweans are worried about how they will go home as a protest rocks the country.
Zimbabweans are worried about how they will go home as a protest rocks the country.
Image: ANTONIO MUCHAVE

Protests in Zimbabwe on Monday left scores of people stranded in the capital Harare‚ two days after President Emmerson Mnangagwa announced a massive fuel price hike.

Zimbabweans protested across the country after fuel prices more than doubled overnight. The price hike was introduced to stem Zimbabwe's deepening economic crisis.

"I'm now confused about what's happening in this country. All of a sudden the price of fuel just shot up to $3 per litre‚" said taxi driver Gerald Khumalo.

Scores of people were left stranded in Zimbabwe's capital Harare on Monday January 14 2019, two days after President Emmerson Mnangagwa announced a massive fuel price hike in an effort to stem a deepening economic crisis, resulting in protests in some parts of the country. Subscribe to TimesLIVE here: https://www.youtube.com/user/TimesLive

Commuters were left stranded as public transport operators suspended their services.

"I'm stranded in town now and I have no idea how I'm going to go back home‚" said Harare resident Leeroy Kabanga.

In Bulawayo‚ police were overwhelmed by protesters despite firing teargas.

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