Helicopter circles Mandela home

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Johanensburg - A helicopter circled over former president Nelson Mandela's home in Houghton, Johannesburg, following his death on Thursday night.

Shortly before an ambulance arrived, accompanied by a convoy of motorcycles, the lights at the house's main gate were switched off.

Men wearing black suits stood on the lawn in front of the house, and six black BMW SUVs were parked in the middle of the street, obscuring journalists' view of the gate.

The police contingent in front of the main gate and the house continued to grow.


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