Diplomats freed after Zimbabwe attack

ZIMBABWEAN officials are holding a group of British and US diplomats after the convoy was attacked at gunpoint in the troubled African country.

BRITISH diplomats who were being held in Zimbabwe after their convoy came under attack have been freed.

Downing Street officials have summoned Zimbabwe's ambassador in London to explain the incident, which saw a group of British and US diplomats attacked at gunpoint at a roadblock.

Their car tyres were slashed and one US embassy worker was beaten.

It is not clear if the US diplomats are still in detention.

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