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Mandela's Casket Being Flown to Hometown

The body of former South African president Nelson Mandela is being flown Saturday to his hometown after it lay in state in Pretoria, drawing thousands of mourners. Officials say about 100,000 people viewed Mandela's body during the three days it was displayed in Pretoria's Union Buildings. VOA reporter Peter Cox said police struggled to control crowds Friday as some mourners tried to push past police barricades before the viewing ended. Several people fell to the ground during...

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