1st Ld: Several blasts heard in Zimbabwe capital
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
HARARE, Nov. 15 (Xinhua) -- Several loud explosions were heard in central Harare in the early hours of Wednesday, two days after the military threatened to "step in" to end the political tension caused by the firing of the possible successor to President Robert Mugabe.
According to reports, soldiers were deployed across the Zimbabwe capital and seized the state broadcaster, after Mugabe's ruling party accused the chief of the military of treason.
Gunfire was heard near Mugabe's private residence ...