Mourners in Argentina
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Grief as Argentina mourns Kirchner

Thousands have converged on Argentina's government palace to pay their respects to ex-President Nestor Kirchner, who died on Wednesday at 60.

His body is lying in state to allow people to file past in honour of the man who was president from 2003 to 2007.

His wife Cristina Fernandez and their children have been attending the wake.

The BBC's Lyse Doucet reports.

  • 29 Oct 2010