Military vehicles 'heading towards Zimbabwe capital' amid political purge

The sightings of armed vehicles follow the sacking by Robert Mugabe of the vice president who had been seen as his successor.

By Philip Whiteside, News Reporter

Military vehicles have been seen heading towards the Zimbabwean capital Harare after a military chief warned the army could "step in" amid a political row.

On Monday, the head of the armed forces General Constantino Chiwenga demanded an end to a purge in the ruling ZANU-PF party after the sacking of the country's vice president Emmerson Mnangangwa.

General Chiwenga said his forces may intervene if the removal from influential positions of...
source: The Sky News