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70 percent of Zimbabweans opposed to intervention

Reuters has meanwhile reported the main army hospital in Harare has been sealed from the public and there have been no public funerals for war dead. It quoted political analysts as saying yesterday (Tuesday) that mounting losses of men and equipment could force Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe to seek an early exit from the DRC conflict. The dispatch cited a recent Gallup poll commissioned by a local rights group which said that 70 percent of Zimbabweans are opposed to the military intervention.

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