He died President of the African nation of Burundi, Pierre Nkurunziza, about this said on Twitter the government of the country.
The cause of death of 55-year-old head of state called a heart attack. Nkurunziza became ill on June 6, after a volleyball match, he was placed in a hospital of the city of Karuzi. The next day, his health has improved, however, on 8 June, he died suddenly.
The country has declared seven days of mourning.
URGENT: Le Gouvernement de la République du Burundi annonce avec une très grande tristesse le décès inopiné de Son Excellence Pierre Nkurunziza, Président de la République du Burundi, survenu à l Hôpital du Cinquantenaire de Karusi suite à un judgment cardiaque ce 8 juin 2020. pic.twitter.com/PP46kKzAM5
— Burundi Government (@BurundiGov) June 9, 2020