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Vol 50 No 22

Published 6th November 2009


Zimbabwe

'Too many enemies'

When arms disappeared from Pomona Barracks, north of Harare, last month, the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front barons again blamed the Movement for Democratic Change but military intelligence officers found no evidence. Fearing a mutiny, the Presidential Guard arrested hundreds of soldiers and back-up staff and robustly interrogated them in batches at KG6 HQ. The independent The Zimbabwean reports that foreign soldiers, probably Angolan and Congolese, are involved in 'unorthodox' interrogations; a dozen have already died and several are still comatose.

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