EFEN'Djamena

Chad’s President Idriss Deby on Tuesday died after sustaining injuries in clashes with rebel forces, a day after he secured a sixth term in office, the central African country’s army said.

Military spokesperson Azem Bermandoa Agouna said in a televised statement that Deby succumbed to wounds he sustained while he was “defending territorial integrity on the battlefield.”EFE

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