Zimbabwe Military Says Mugabe is Safe

Publication Date:
15 November 2017

Zimbabwe's military on Wednesday said it had seized power in a targeted assault on "criminals" around President Robert Mugabe, but said that the 93-year-old leader and his family were "safe". In a short broadcast on national television, which was seized overnight by soldiers, a spokesman for the military said it expected "normalcy" to return as soon as it had completed its "mission".


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