Zimbabwe army accused of sniper plot to kill Morgan Tsvangirai
imbabwe’s opposition party today publicly accused the army of plotting toassassinate opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai using snipers.
The leader of the Movement for Democratic Change would have been gunned downsoon after he returned home to Zimbabwe, said Tendai Biti, theSecretary-General of the MDC, at a press conference in Nairobi, the Kenyancapital.
“The assassination plot involves snipers,” said Mr Biti, confirming rumoursfirst reported in The Sunday Times yesterday, and adding details.
“It is the military, the JOC (the army's Joint Operational Command) that hasbeen running the country. I cannot speak (more) of that because it would puta lot of lives at risk.”