Benedict Barboza, centre, holds his son Junal, on his right, and daughter Lisha
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Funeral for royal hoax call victim nurse Jacintha Saldanha

The funeral of a nurse who apparently killed herself following a hoax call by two Australian DJs to the private hospital where she worked has taken place in her Indian hometown.

Jacintha Saldanha, 46, was buried at a church in Shirva, just outside Mangalore on the south-west Indian coast.

Her family accompanied the cortege and were joined by hundreds of mourners.

Sanjoy Majumder reports from India.

  • 17 Dec 2012
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