Chad's President Idriss Déby Dies After 'Clashes With Rebels'

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Today with news that broke in just the last two hours from Chad, the Central African country, which sits south of Libya and also borders Sudan and in Asia. The President Idriss Deby has died from injuries. We're told sustained on the front line off the battle against rebel forces. This is how the army spokesman General ASM By Amanda A. Guana announced the death. Marshaled each other. It is Debbie signal. The marshal of Chad Idriss Deby it no. As he did every time Republican institutions were gravely threatened, took the lead during a heroic operation. Directed against terrorists who came from Libya. He was wounded in the fighting on passed away shortly after being returned to INGE Amina. His death comes just hours after provisional results from the recent presidential election gave him nearly 80% off the votes. This would have been his sixth term in office, running largely unopposed in a country he has ruled for the past three decades. From bases in Libya. Rebels have been advancing on the capital and Janina on president. Debbie had per spooned his victory speech, instead choosing to visit Chadian soldiers. Just a short time ago, we got through to Muhammed Adamu, who is a freelance journalist in the capital, N'Djamena. It was during a battle in North Can Emma but with the charge and rebels who stormed the country from the south side of Libya. They've been progressing till not contempt does roughly 300 kilometers from the capital, N'Djamena, and that's where it will be a one to the front line. And finally he's been wounded and evacuated him to N'Djamena. Where as you know he died. You

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