New cache of arms found near Zimbabwe air base

Zimbabwean security forces have unearthed another illicit arms cache, this one close to a strategic air base, a government spokesman said.

Initial reports were unclear, but the stockpile was believed to be large and to include SAM-7 antiaircraft missiles, he said. Thirty-four illegal arms caches have been found in recent weeks, most of them on property connected with the opposition ZAPU party of Joshua Nkomo.

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