Zimbabwe president survives assassination attempt at political rally
Zimbabwe's president has been left unscathed by an explosion at a campaign rally that state media said was an attempt to assassinate him.
He later visited his two injured vice presidents and declared the "cowardly act" will not disrupt elections.
Footage showed a smiling President Emmerson Mnangagwa walking off the stage and into a crowded tent where the blast occurred seconds later, sending up smoke as people screamed and ran for cover.
Officials said Mnangagwa was whisked from the stadium rally to a nearby government building in Bulawayo, a traditional opposition stronghold.
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