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WATCH: Soldiers take control, read address on state TV

by Staff Reporter
15 Nov 2017 at 02:34hrs | Views
The Zimbabwe military is now in charge, says they are targeting criminals around Mugabe but Mugabe and family are safe.

A military intervention in Zimbabwean politics would be fraught with difficulties and in the state media address, the officers denied a coup.

The African Union and the regional 15-nation Southern African Development Community are both on record that they do not recognise any authority which comes to power via a coup d'etat.

A source living close to Mr Mugabe's mansion said: "We presume any coup plotters would know that Zimbabwe would run out of fuel in a week or so, and that South Africa would likely cut off electricity. Zimbabwe is a landlocked country and cannot survive if all borders were closed."

Source - online