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The Republic of Chad has reopened its borders hours after the death of its president.

Recall that on Tuesday, that Idriss Deby Itno was shot dead while combating rebels in the Sahel country.

The Chadian President died just a day after his reelection as the country’s new leader, this online news platform understands.

Deby’s demise, however, led to the closure of all borders in Chad.

A curfew was also imposed on Tuesday, starting from the hour of 8 pm instead of 6 pm, a statement by the country’s new transitional military council noted.

The communique made available to reporter was signed by the military council’s spokesman Azem Bermandoa Agouna.

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