|Died||17 September 2009|
|Place of death||Mogadishu, Somalia|
|Years of service||–2009|
Deputy commander of AMISOM|
1st. military region
|Battles/wars||Battle of Mogadishu (2009)|
Juvenal Niyoyunguruza was a Major General in the Army of Burundi.
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.
- ↑ "East Africa: The week in review". BBC. January 12, 1999. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/world/monitoring/253912.stm.
- ↑ "AU Mourns Peacekeeping Commander Killed in Somali Rebel Attack". VOA News. September 17, 2009. http://www.voanews.com/english/news/a-13-2009-09-17-voa67-68663957.html. Retrieved March 26, 2011.
- ↑ "Mogadishu blasts kill top Burunidan army officer". Miraya 101 FM. September 18, 2009. http://www.mirayafm.org/htmlarchive/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=8281&Itemid=86. Retrieved March 26, 2011.
- ↑ "Proscribed terrorist groups". Home Office. May 7, 2010. http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/publications/counter-terrorism/proscribed-terror-groups/proscribed-groups?view=Binary.
|Deputy commander of AMISOM|
- 17 September 2009
| Succeeded by|
Major General Cyprien Hakiza
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