An outstanding soldier with the kindest heart: Captain Abdelrazakh Hamit Bahar of Chad posthumously awarded the Captain Diagne Medal for Exceptional Courage

Captain Abdelrazakh Hamit Bahar on his last day of military school in N’Djamena, Chad, 2011 (photo courtesy of the family)
Captain Abdelrazakh Hamit Bahar (left, in a blue hat) and Lieutenant-Colonel Chahata Ali Mahamat (right, in a beige turban) serving with MINUSMA. The photograph was taken in 2021, shortly before the attack. (Photo courtesy of Lieutenant-Colonel Chahata Ali Mahamat)
Captain Abdelrazakh Hamit Bahar (far right) and Lieutenant-Colonel Chahata Ali Mahamat (left) welcome former MINUSMA SRSG Mahamat Saleh Annadif on his farewell tour in Mali in 2021. (Photo UN/MINUSMA)

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