Chad President, Idriss Deby is dead.


Deby died on Tuesday from injuries he sustained at the war front against some rebels.


He had led a brigade against rebels in the North of the country.


His death is coming after he won his re-election for a 6th term.


Army spokesman, General Azem Bermandoa Agouna confirmed his death on Tuesday.


A statement he read on state television said Deby “has just breathed his last defending the sovereign nation on the battlefield”.


Deby, 68, won a sixth term in provisional election results released on Monday.


The late President postponed his victory speech and went to visit Chadian soldiers in the war front.