Chadians plunged into the unknown with Deby's death

Idriss Deby

In this file photo taken on June 30, 2004 Chadian President Idriss Deby answers to reporters in his palace of Njamena.

Photo credit: AFP

The call to prayer rang out as usual from mosques and market stalls hawking colourful fabrics reopened, but residents in Chad's capital feared for their future Wednesday after the death of a president who ruled for 30 years.

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