Zimbabwe blast rocks stadium in apparent assassination attempt on President
Saturday - 23/06/2018 14:17
The country's two vice presidents were among at least eight people injured, The Herald reported. Kembo Mohadi suffered leg injuries, and Constantino Chiwenga had slight facial bruises, state media said.
Bulawayo, Zimbabwe (CNN) - Zimbabwe's government is calling an explosion Saturday an assassination attempt on President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who was holding a campaign rally at a stadium.
The President escaped injuries, but others were injured and hospitalized. The blast occurred at White City Stadium in Bulawayo.
"Investigations are underway and more details will be given to the public," presidential spokesman George Charamba said, according to the state-run newspaper The Herald.
"There have been multiple attempts on the President's life over the past five years."