On Friday, February 19, in a Moscow hospital at the age of 52 years, died the head of the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania Tamerlan Aguzarov. The report about his death published on the official website of the administration of the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania.
Tamerlan Aguzarov was sick with pneumonia and was treated in a Moscow clinic from January 20, told RIA Novosti the representative of the regional government.
Accurate diagnosis officially is not yet known. Several media outlets reported that Aguzarov suffered from cancer for a long time struggled with the illness, however, a source in the government of the Republic said that the cause of death of the head of Republic became a severe form of pneumonia.
Acting head of the region will be the Prime Minister of the Republic Vyacheslav Bitarov.