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Burundi: Late Ex-Burundi President Laid to Rest at Site Dedicated for Victims of Crisis
Category :- Obituary Author :- N Gelmin S 
Posted on June 26, 2020, 6:16 pm
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Late ex-President of Burundi, Pierre Nkurunziza has been laid to rest. The state burial took place on Friday 26th, 2020 in the country’s Capital Gitega.

Burundi state burial

Thousand of Burundians flooded the streets all dressed in white at the request of authorities while the late president was escorted under heavy security in due state honor.

State burial of nkurunziza

Friday was declared a National Day of Mourning meanwhile the funeral ceremony began with homage from his wife, Denis Bucumi Nkurunziza and children followed by close love ones.

State burial of President nkurunziza

According to media reports, he was buried at a monument recently built in Gitega at the site of a structure initially dedicated to victims of the country’s numerous crisis but was never inaugurated.

State burial of Nkurunziza

Nkurunziza ruled the country for 15 years and died on June 8th, 2020 at 55 of what official statement called a heart failure.

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