Chad president dies – level 1
Chad’s president, Idriss Déby, dies last week. He is 68 years old.
Déby becomes the president in 1990. He is the president for more than 30 years. He cooperates with France and other Western countries. He fights against dangerous groups of people. These groups do not agree with the government.
Déby visits soldiers in the north of Chad last week. Soldiers fight with rebels there. A big fight starts last week. 300 rebels and five soldiers die. The president dies, too.
The president’s son becomes the new leader of Chad. He names 15 generals. They will lead Chad for 18 months. There will be no government. Déby’s son says that there will be free elections after 18 months.
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