The casket bearing the remains of the Rwandan peacekeeper, Sergeant Major Nsabiyaremye Edouard, arrived in Rwanda from Central African Republic on 21 July 2020. The fallen peacekeeper will be laid to rest at Kanombe Military Cemetery on Friday, 24 July 2020.
SM Nsabiyaremye was killed in northwest CAR on 13 July 2020 during an attack by elements of an armed group.
H.E. Faustin-Archange Touadéra, President of the Central African Republic, accompanied by senior officials of MINUSCA, paid homage to the deceased peacekeeper in a ceremony at M’Poko International Airport in Bangui before his body was airlifted to Rwanda.
The RDF reiterates its heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the fallen soldier.