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

From Reuters - November 14, 2017

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwes 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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