Zimbabwe army says takes power, Mugabe 'safe and sound'

| 15.11,17. 02:36 PM |

Zimbabwe army says takes power, Mugabe 'safe and sound'

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe’s military on Wednesday confirmed that it had seized power in a targeted assault on “criminals” around President Robert Mugabe, but gave assurances that the 93-year-old leader and his family were “safe and sound”.

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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