Nelson Mandela laid to rest

2013-12-15 14:34

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Former president Nelson Mandela’s family, heads of state, traditional leaders, members of the religious community and army generals looked on as his coffin was lowered into the ground after a mourning period of close to ten days following his death last Thursday night.

The state funeral was attended by 4 500 mourners of which 450 were allowed at the burial site for logistic reasons, according to programme director and ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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