UPDATED: Zimbabwe police says 49 people injured in Saturday's blast at president's rally

AFP , Sunday 24 Jun 2018

Zimbabwe Explosion
Medics attend to people injured in an explosion during a rally by Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe June 23, 2018 (Reuters).

Zimbabwe police said on Sunday 49 people were injured in the explosion at President Emmerson Mnangagwa's a political rally on Saturday, with the number expected to change.

"We expect the number to rise as some victims might come forward during the course of the day," national police spokeswoman Charity Charamba told journalists.

She said "comprehensive investigations" were underway at Bulawayo's White City stadium where the incidence occurred. 

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