A soldier guards a closed road as military outriders escort the funeral cortege carrying the coffin of former South African President Nelson Mandela close to the Union Buildings in Pretoria, where he ... more 
A soldier guards a closed road as military outriders escort the funeral cortege carrying the coffin of former South African President Nelson Mandela close to the Union Buildings in Pretoria, where he will lie in state, December 11, 2013. Thousands of people lined the streets as a procession of police motorcycles lead the black hearse carrying Mandela's coffin, which was draped in the South African flag. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach (SOUTH AFRICA - Tags: POLITICS OBITUARY MILITARY) less 
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Reuters | Photo By KAI PFAFFENBACH / REUTERS
Wed, Dec 11, 2013 1:48 AM EST