The Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Saturday escaped a blast at a ruling ZANU-PF party rally earlier today.

Many people were injured at the scene But “The president was evacuated successfully at the scene which he was taken to the state house in Bulawayo.

According to George charamba, the spokesman to the president said that “We suspect it’s an explosion, certainly it was close to the VVIP stage”, said Mnangagwa’s spokesman George Charamba.

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Mnangagwa had been in the city to campaign ahead of nationwide elections on July 30.

They are the first polls since veteran leader Robert Mugabe was ousted following a brief military takeover in November last year.

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