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Zimbabwe Army begins disarming guerrillas

Zimbabwe's national Army has begun disarming rebellious guerrillas after violent factional clashes in the southwestern city of Bulawayo last week. Witnesses said the Army removed six Soviet-supplied T-54 tanks from a battle camp near Bulawayo occupied by minority leader Joshua Nkomo's Zimbabwe African People's Revolutionary Army forces.

Last week ZIPRA fought a series of battles with Zimbabwe African National Liberation Army troops loyal to Prime Minister Robert Mugabe, both within the Army and at guerrilla encampments in Bulawayo's Entumbane Township. Under cease-fire terms, the factions were separated and Mr. Mugabe said all 22,000 guerrillas w aiting to join the national Army would be disarmed.

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