Alertes de sécurité

À noter, les alertes ne sont disponibles qu'en anglais
12 sept. 2019 | 18h43 UTC

Zimbabwe: Stampede reported at Mugabe viewing in Harare September 12

Zimbabwe Alerte de sécurité

At least five people injured during the viewing of former President Robert Mugabe at Rufaro Stadium in Harare September 12

TIMEFRAME expected from 12/9/2019, 12h00 until 13/9/2019, 11h59 (Africa/Harare). COUNTRY/REGION Harare, Rufaro Stadium


On Thursday, September 12, at least five people were injured in a stampede during the casket viewing for former President Robert Mugabe at Rufaro Stadium in Harare. According to local media reports, the stampede occurred when members of the public invaded the pitch where Mugabe's casket was stationed. Riot police have been deployed to the stadium to restore order.

A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are to be expected in the area over the coming hours.


Robert Mugabe died in Singapore on Friday, September 6. Under Mugabe, Zimbabwe gained independence from the United Kingdom in 1980. He served as Prime Minister until 1987, then as the country's first president from 1987-2017.


Individuals in Harare are advised to exercise caution and to avoid all demonstrations and large gatherings. Individuals in Lilongwe are advised to avoid the area of the stampede.


Copyright and Disclaimer
GardaWorld is the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the material presented on this website. All such rights are reserved. The use of this website and its material is subject to the Terms of Use and accordingly you must not use any content from this website for commercial or other analogous purposes without our consent, including but not limited to any deep-linking or framing in order to copy, distribute, display or monitor any portion of the website. If you have any questions or are interested in distributing any content from this website, Contact us for more details.

Alertes reliées