Plane carrying Mugabe's body lands in Zimbabwe - witness

by Reuters
Wednesday, 11 September 2019 13:35 GMT

HARARE, Sept 11 (Reuters) - A plane bringing the body of former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe back to the country landed at its main airport on Wednesday, a Reuters witness said.

Mugabe, Zimbabwe's first leader, who ruled the southern African nation for 37 years until he was ousted by his own army in November 2017, died in a Singapore hospital five days ago at the age of 95. (Reporting by MacDonald Dzirutwe, writing by Olivia Kumwenda-Mtambo; Editing by Hugh Lawson)

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