WATCH: Video of MDC's Chamisa falling on stage goes viral on social media

2018-06-18 12:47

A video of a stage collapsing on the Zimbabwean opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa during a rally in Hwange, has gone viral on social media.

According to the state-owned Herald newspaper, the poorly constructed platform of about a metre high succumbed to the weight of at least 10 party members on stage.

Watch the video below 

Chamisa managed to hold his balance as the rest toppled over off their feet.  

Afterwards Chamisa was met with laughter, as he joked about the incident, saying that it represented how the ruling Zanu-PF party would fall during the upcoming elections.

Nehanda Radio reported that the incident happened while Chamisa was introducing his party candidates to his supporters.

He escaped unhurt, the report said.

Zimbabwe was set to go to the polls on July 30.

Zimbabweans took to social media to express their views following the incident.

See the reaction below

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