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Swedish journalists briefly detained

Two journalists working for the Swedish television network, STV, were briefly detained in Zimbabwe on Thursday and questioned by the country's security police.

The arrest of the two, journalist Sam Kapadia and photographer Simon Stanford, follows the arrest on Wednesday of South African photographer Obed Zilwa, who works for the news agency Associated Press. Zimbabwe's security police said Zilwa is suspected of involvement in the bombing of a building
housing the independent newspaper, 'The Daily News'.

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