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Judge Orders Return of Bodies of Mandela Kin Amid Dispute

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By RICK LYMAN

The police escorted a hearse Wednesday in Mvezo, South Africa, after a judge ordered that the bodies of three of Nelson Mandela’s children be returned to a nearby village.

The police escorted a hearse Wednesday in Mvezo, South Africa, after a judge ordered that the bodies of three of Nelson Mandela’s children be returned to a nearby village.

JOHANNESBURG — An ugly squabble between Nelson Mandela’s eldest grandson and more than a dozen other family members over the bodies of three of his children intensified Wednesday afternoon as the police broke down the gates surrounding the burial site to fulfill a judge’s order that the bodies be exhumed and returned to a nearby village where the ailing Mr. Mandela himself is to be buried.

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The police escorted a hearse Wednesday in Mvezo, South Africa, after a judge ordered that the bodies of three of Nelson Mandela’s children be returned to a nearby village.

The police escorted a hearse Wednesday in Mvezo, South Africa, after a judge ordered that the bodies of three of Nelson Mandela’s children be returned to a nearby village.

JOHANNESBURG — An ugly squabble between Nelson Mandela’s eldest grandson and more than a dozen other family members over the bodies of three of his children intensified Wednesday afternoon as the police broke down the gates surrounding the burial site to fulfill a judge’s order that the bodies be exhumed and returned to a nearby village where the ailing Mr. Mandela himself is to be buried.

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Read more… http://tinyurl.com/nmvq7u5 http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/04/world/africa/court-orders-mandela-grandson-to-return-family-remains.html?_r=0