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Prague turns out to mourn late Czech leader Vaclav Havel

Thousands of people have accompanied the coffin of late Czech leader Vaclav Havel en route to Prague Castle where his body will lie in state.

A memorial service has also been held in memory of the former dissident playwright who led the 1989 overthrow of communism.

Wednesday morning's events marked the start of three official days of mourning for Havel who died on Sunday aged 75.

  • 21 Dec 2011
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