Zimbabwe crisis: Mugabe confined to home as army takes control

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The Zimbabwe military seized power in the early hours of Wednesday, but exact details of the situation in the country remain unclear.

President Robert Mugabe spoke by telephone with his South African counterpart, Jacob Zuma, on Wednesday, who says Mugabe is confined to his home.

However, Zimbabwe's military claims this is not a coup and it has not deposed the president.

The army's supporters describe its move as a "bloodless correction".

They say the military is focusing on what they call "criminals" in the president's circle.

Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports from Harare.

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