The Zimbabwean infantrymen with Zimbabwe Protection Forces (ZDF) have reportedly seized regulate of the state broadcasting outlet within the wee hours of the Wednesday morning.
The transfer is being speculated as an army coup in opposition to President Robert Mugabe, reported the Sputnik.
Two staff for the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Company (ZBC) and human rights employee claimed that the warriors occupied the state broadcasters’ headquarters right here.
The staffers of the state broadcasting claimed that they had been manhandled by means of the warriors as they took regulate of the place of job.
In the meantime, as in keeping with stories, gunfights and no less than 3 explosions within the streets had been heard within the nation capital. The home of President Mugabe has additionally been occupied by means of the army.
Movies have additionally surfaced of army cars, together with tanks and vehicles, blocking off streets.
Previous in November, Mugabe got rid of his vice chairman, Emmerson Mnangagwa from the publish.
Mnangagwa have been within the executive for many years and used to be a soldier all through the country’s struggle for independence within the 1970’s.
He used to be additionally regarded as because the successor of the resident and is well-liked by the army.