Chitungwiza rally tragedy
It has been confirmed that one person died at President Mugabe’s rally in Chitungwiza on Tuesday. It was reported that the tragedy happened at Chibuku Stadium after the stadium doors had been locked to stop more people entering as there was already a large crowd inside. But when the doors were opened to allow an ambulance to leave a stampede happened.
He said that 25 of those were from the stadium but that the others were from a lorry accident at Manyame Bridge that was carrying people to the rally. Although the state media has been reporting that Zanu-PF’s star rallies have been ‘drawing bumper crowds’ many reports say that there is forced attendance at Mugabe’s rallies.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at SW Radio Africa