By Idah Mhetu
UGLY scenes marred a send-off rally organised in honour of late former State President Robert Mugabe at Rufaro Stadium in Harare on Thursday when crowds poured out from the terraces to try and force their way into viewing the body of the former leader.
Below are some of the scenes captured during the event.
All images by Idah Mhetu.
A young boy who was caught up in the melee is being assisted by security
Part of the chaos that marred the event
Security trying to control the crowd
Some people trying to escape from baton wielding police
An injured woman who was caught up in the stampede