The BBC is quoting a dodgy Zimbabwean Twitter account which called for hipsters to be shot

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Confusion and chaos are dominating the news in Zimbabwe after the military took over the national broadcaster, ZBC, saying it wanted to “target criminals” around president Robert Mugabe. 

Defence forces deny that they’re staging a coup, but the whereabouts of Mugabe and his wife Grace are currently unknown. 

Amidst unofficial reports and rumours, the BBC and other news organisations are quoting an unverified Twitter account allegedly belonging to Zimbabwe’s ruling party, Zanu-PF: 

President Mugabe has been detained in bloodless transition and is safe, Zimbabwe’s ruling party twitter account says https://t.co/sK6KiasYGP

— BBC Breaking News (@BBCBreaking) November 15, 2017 Read more…

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