Embassy of Canada in Zimbabwe encourages Canadians to stay home

© REUTERS / Philimon BulawayoВоенные on the road near Harare, Zimbabwe. 14 Nov 2017Embassy of Canada in Zimbabwe encourages Canadians to stay home© REUTERS / Philimon Bulawayo

Embassy of Canada in Zimbabwe recommends its citizens not to go out in connection with the events in the capital, Harare.

«In Harare increased military activity, the situation is tense. If you are in Harare, stay home and watch the news. The Embassy will not work on 15 November,» — said on the page of Embassy on Twitter.

Earlier, a similar treatment to its citizens made the U.S. and Britain to Zimbabwe.

Earlier it was reported that, of the military units of the Zimbabwe side in Harare popped column of armored vehicles. Were also unconfirmed reports of the military takeover of the television station and explosions in the capital.

In early November, the President of Zimbabwe 93-year-old Robert Mugabe has fired his Deputy Emmerson Mnangagwa, who was considered likely successor to head of state and enjoyed the support of the military.

On Monday, the head of the General staff of the army Constantine Chiwenga urged the President to stop cleaning in the ruling party, which was excluded Mnangagwa.