Patriotic Front cadres have attacked National Democratic Congress supporters who thronged Lusaka Central Police to offer solidarity to their leader Chishimba Kambwili who is appearing before the anti-fraud unit for questioning.

Kambwili arrived at 10:00 hours in the the company of his Secretary General Mwenya Musenge and they were ushered into the interrogation room five minutes later.

NDC cadres remained outside the station chanting anti-PF slogans, with one of the cadres carrying a mattress for Kambwili, just in case their leader was detained.

Police had to fire teargas canisters to disperse the NDC supporters but the were vigilant and stuck around.

About 30 minutes later, however, some machete-carrying PF cadres arrived on the scene and attacked their opponents, injuring about four NDC cadres in the process; one of whom was badly hurt on the forehead and had to be rushed to the hospital by an emergency vehicle from Levy Mall.

More details later.