Mnangagwa Survives Assasination Attempt In Bulawayo

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President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been evacuated from White City Stadium in Bulawayo following an explosion which took place just as the rally ended.

Presidential spokesperson, Cde George Charamba said the President was not hurt and is now at State House.

He said we now await to hear from the police about the explosion and what could have caused it.

Vice President Kembo Mohadi was injured on the leg and was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

The Zanu PF National Chairperson Cde Oppah Muchinguri-Kashiri is also said to have been injured but we could not confirm the extent of the injury.

Zanu PF National Political Commissar Cde Engelbert rugeje was also injured.

Three of the ZBC crew members who were on duty were also injured and have been taken to Mpilo Hospital for treatment

It is still not yet clear how many people could have been injured as a result of the explosion.

Indications are that the explosive could have been placed under the VVIP stage close to the exit which was used by President Mnangagwa and officials seated on the high table.

Meanwhile, President Mnangagwa addressed a packed campaign rally at White City Stadium this afternoon which was disrupted at the end by an explosion.

 

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