Zimbabwe: Bulawayo Brawl

Warfare at a "place of killing "

It began in a beer hall next to a Zimbabwean army camp with a weekend brawl among soldiers from the country's two major tribal groups, the Shona and Ndebele. But the fighting, which expanded last week into a fierce factional and tribal war, resulted in more than 100 deaths and dramatized the serious internal conflicts that have continued to plague Prime Minister Robert Mugabe since independence ten months ago.

The fighting centered on Bulawayo, the country's second largest city. It is also one of the main locations where the government has been trying to...

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