Bolivia’s Evo Morales departed for Exile in Mexico, leaving behind a country in turmoil after his abrupt resignation as President.

Evo Morales accepted an offer of Political Asylum in Mexico a day after resigning as President of Bolivia amid Election fraud protests.

In a Tweet, he said it hurt to be leaving Bolivia but he would return with more “strength and energy”.

Mexico’s Foreign Minister, Marcelo Ebrard, confirmed Mr Morales had boarded a Mexican Government Plane.

Meanwhile, Bolivia’s Military Commander ordered Troops to back up Police who have clashed with Morales supporters.

Some 20 people were reported injured in the clashes.