Military officers carry the coffin of former South African president Nelson Mandela into the Union Buildings in Pretoria for the three-day lying in state in Pretoria
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Nelson Mandela's body lying in state

The body of Nelson Mandela has arrived at the main government building in Pretoria, where it will lie in state for three days.

His coffin, draped in the South African flag, was taken in procession from a hospital mortuary to the Union Buildings, where family members, politicians and members of the public paid their respects.

Andrew Harding reports from Pretoria.

  • 11 Dec 2013
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