PHOTOS: Nelson Mandela’s Body Lying In State, Thousands Queue To Say Goodbye

The body of late anti-apartheid revolutionary Nelson Mandela this morning arrived at South African government Union Building, Pretoria, where it will lie in state for three days.

Thousands of people queued on Wednesday to say goodbye to Nelson Mandela, whose body was lying in state in Pretoria in the building where the anti-apartheid hero was inaugurated in 1994 as South Africa’s first black president.

The public, invited heads of states and international guests will be able to view his body from today till Friday.

He will be buried in his home village of Qunu in Eastern Cape province on Sunday Dec. 15th.

See photos below:

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