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World mourns passing of Mandela

2013-12-06 13:47

By (Agencies)

World mourns passing of Mandela

A candle and a flower are seen outside the house of former South African President Nelson Mandela after news of his death in Houghton, Dec 5, 2013. Mandela was hailed as a "hero of our time" as tributes poured in from world leaders on the death of the man who led the triumphant fight against apartheid in South Africa and became that country's first black president. He died at the age of 95 on Thursday after a prolonged lung infection. [Photo/Agencies]

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