March 29, 2008 / 10:07 AM / 9 years ago

Zimbabwe ruling party candidate's house bombed-police

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HARARE, March 29 (Reuters) - The house of a Zimbabwean ruling party parliamentary candidate was bombed early on Saturday in the first violence in the country's election, police said.

Chief police spokesman Wayne Bvudzijena told Reuters that a bomb had exploded in a house belonging to a ZANU-PF candidate in Zimbabwe's second largest city of Bulawayo.

"Early this morning a house in Emakhandeni...constituency was bombed. We have since retrieved explosive devices ... no arrests have been made as yet and no one was injured," Bvudzijena said. (Reporting by MacDonald Dzirutwe)

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