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Juvenal Niyoyunguruza
Died 17 September 2009
Place of death Mogadishu, Somalia
Allegiance Flag of Burundi.svg Burundi
Service/branch Burundi Army
Years of service –2009
Rank Major General
Commands held Deputy commander of AMISOM
1st. military region[1]
Battles/wars Battle of Mogadishu (2009)

Juvenal Niyoyunguruza was a Major General in the Army of Burundi.

Niyoyunguruza's deathEdit

On 17 September 2009 witness claims two trucks bearing United Nations markings entered the AMISOM compound at Aden Adde International Airport in Mogadishu. Minutes later a twin suicide attack rocket the headquarter of AMISOM killing Juvenal Niyoyunguruza, the deputy commander of AMISOM, and 6 other soldiers. Later the group al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the attack.[2][3][4]


Military offices
Preceded by
Deputy commander of AMISOM
- 17 September 2009
Succeeded by
Major General Cyprien Hakiza

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