The Government of Burundi has announced that the outgoing Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza is dead.

The Government of Burundi said in a statement that Nkurunziza died on Tuesday, June 9, from cardiac arrest at Karusi Fiftieth Anniversary Hospital.

“The Government of the Republic of Burundi announces with great sadness the unexpected death of His Excellency Pierre Nkurunziza, President of the Republic of Burundi, at the Karusi Fiftieth Anniversary Hospital following a cardiac arrest on June 8, 2020,” the statement read.
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