Zimbabwe’s leader, Emmerson Mnangagwa, said today the explosive device went off a, “few inches away from me but it is not my time.”
This after has escaped an apparent assassination attempt during an election rally in Bulawayo.
His two Vice Presidents were injured.
Vice-President Kembo Mohadi reportedly incurred a leg injury, whilst minor injuries were suffered by Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga and his wife.
8 people in total were reportedly injured
The President vowed that the “cowardly act” would not disrupt the upcoming July 30 elections.
No details have been given on exactly how the explosion occurred, although some accounts show a projectile in the air beforehand
No one has claimed responsibility for the act