(MENAFN- Trend News Agency ) Tanzanian opposition leader Tundu Lissu is in a critical condition after unknown gunmen opened fire Thursday at his car near his home in Dodoma, the administratice capital, Anadolu reported.
Dodoma police chief Gilles Murotto told Anadolu Agency in a telephone interview that lawmaker was shot in his legs and stomach.
President John Magufuli released a statement condemning the attack.
Lissu was flown to the Kenyan capital Nairobi for further treatment after a minor surgery in Dodoma.
Lissu had previously been arrested several times, facing charges of sedition for criticizing Magufuli's government.
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