Zimbabwe’s military takes control of the country
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Zimbabwe’s military takes control of the country

Zimbabwe’s military takes control of the country

A man walks past an armored personnel carrier as Zimbabwean soldiers regulate traffic in Harare. Zimbabwe’s military appeared to be in control of the country as generals denied staging a coup but used state television to vow to target “criminals” close to President Mugabe.

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Zimbabwe’s military takes control of the country

In this frame grab, Zimbabwe Maj. Gen. Sibusiso Moyo reads a statement at the ZBC broadcast studio in Harare.

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Zimbabwe’s military takes control of the country

A woman crosses the street as Harare residents line up outside a bank in Harare, Zimbabwe.

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Zimbabwe’s military takes control of the country

Zimbabwean soldiers stop vehicles at an intersection as they regulate civilian traffic in Harare.

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Zimbabwe’s military takes control of the country

A man in Harare reads the front page of a special edition of The Herald newspaper about the crisis in Zimbabwe.

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Zimbabwe’s military takes control of the country

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe and his wife, Grace, chant the party’s slogan during a solidarity rally in Harare. Zimbabwe’s army has taken the pair into custody, triggering speculation of a military coup.

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Zimbabwe’s military takes control of the country

Harare residents walk past campaign posters portraying Zimbabwe opposition and Movement for Democratic Change leader Morgan Tsvangirai in Harare.

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Zimbabwe’s military takes control of the country

Armored tanks cordon off Zimbabwe’s presidential seat of power and parliament building in the capital while helicopters circle the city center on a drizzly morning, after the military announced it had taken control of all government institutions.

 (Philimon Bulawayo / Tribune Zews Service)
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