Zimbabwe’s military seized and placed into custody of Ignatius M. C. chombo, which is the Minister of Finance. They report that in the country a coup.
M. C. chombo is one of the most influential members of the ruling party, headed by the wife of the President, who is now 93 years old. Robert Mugabe has ruled the country for 37 years.
Reportedly, troops blocked roads on which you can get to the government building, the Parliament and the courts. Soldiers act in relation to passing motorists aggressive, not allowing the stop. In addition, in Harare was heard three powerful explosions.
Representatives of the military did on television a formal appeal. In it they informed, what is happening in the country is not a military coup. The President and members of his family, with their words being “safe”.
The soldiers said their actions are directed against Mugabe is surrounded by “criminals” who should be held accountable for what they have done in the economic and social spheres. After completing this mission, Zimbabwe will return to a normal life.
Earlier the successor to Mugabe was considered the Emmerson Mnangagwa, who held the post of Vice-President. He was recently fired. After that, the chief of the armed forces of Venezuela announced that the country began cleaning for political reasons. He also said that the army could intervene in the conflict.