These homes have been destroyed in reprisal attacks against Zimbabwean citizens in the Mashonaland East province. More attacks here.
The pattern that is emerging is that of retribution being carried out against the District level of the MDC Tsvangirai leadership.
These houses (destroyed on Wednesday evening) belong to MDC district office bearers in the Macheke area of Mashonaland East.
Other news across the region:
There are reports of people fleeing from the army in Kotwa (Mutoko). The ones that can't afford the bus fare to Harare are hiding in the bush.
The Army are beating locals in Mt Darwin, Raffingora, and Karoi. In their words: "They fear for their life." Some are crossing the border to Mozambique to seek refuge status.
There are reports of the army also beating locals in Mkoba (Gweru).
Finally, Morris Banda the zanu pf losing candidate councilor in Tafara (Mabvuku) has hired zanu pf thugs (called chipangano) who are threatening residents and beating them for not voting for him.