BREAKING | Reports of attempt on Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s life

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa.
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa.
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Reports have emerged that Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa narrowly survived a bomb blast at a ZANU-PF rally he was addressing in Bulawayo on Saturday afternoon.

Mnangagwa was speaking an election rally ahead of that country's tightly contested national elections next month.

Sources say that Mnangagwa was whisked to safety by his security detail.

It’s unknown whether he was hurt in the blast which reportedly injured several ZANU-PF supporters.

A source close to the president told TimesLIVE that Mnangagwa was "safe".

This is a developing story.

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