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  Cheshvan 26, 5778 , 15/11/17

Zimbabwe's military: We're not taking over the government

Zimbabwe's military insisted on Tuesday night it was not taking over the government, after explosions were heard in the capital.

A military officer read out a statement on television after the army took over the national broadcaster, ZBC, saying the miliary has taken action to "target criminals". He stressed this was not "a military takeover of government" and President Robert Mugabe was safe.

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