Tanzania’s opposition Chief Whip in Parliament Tundu Lissu was Thursday shot by unknown assailants.

Mr Lissu, who is also Chadema’s chief legal counsel, was shot in stomach and leg, Dodoma Chief Regional Medical Officer James Charles said.

Briefing journalists Thursday, Dr Charles said a team of medical experts have been assigned to attend to Mr Lissu.

He said they will issue a report to relevant authorities in the due course but Mr Lissu is in stable condition.

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