The Zimbabwe military has fired live bullets at opposition MDC leader Nelson Chamisa while he was conducting a tree planting programme in Marondera.
This has been revealed by Marondera Central legislator Caston Matewu.
“Live shots fired at President Chamisa l was beside him. We were missed by a whisker. We were only planting trees for National Tree planting day in Marondera Today,” Matewu said.
Another officer in the opposition MDC claimed that there was an assassination attempt on Chamisa this Sunday in Marondera town.
The party announced the alleged development on twitter,
The party said:
Assasination attempt on President Nelson Chamisa in Marondera today, according to Marondera Central legislator Hon. Matewu.The president was attending a tree-planting ceremony in Marondera when army personnel fired live shots which hit a precast wall.
These reports come after Chamisa spokesperson, Dr Nkululeko Sibanda also posted on twitter saying that Chamisa was under military attack.
Gunfire incident video below:
overzealous @PoliceZimbabwe officers fire live rounds towards President @nelsonchamisa in #Marondera where he had been planting trees with local residents@BitiTendai @Welshman_Ncube @DavidColtart @molokele @DrNkuSibanda pic.twitter.com/kGhmGIYDpJ
— MDC Zimbabwe (@mdczimbabwe) December 1, 2019