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In pictures, the first day of the public mourning phase for the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew
The casket bearing the body of former Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew will leave Sri Temasek at the Istana today (March 25) and move to Parliament House, where the public can pay their last respects, to lie in state for four days. The route, running about 2km, will pass through Bras Basah and North Bridge Road.
The casket bearing the body of former Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew will leave Sri Temasek at the Istana today (March 25) and move to Parliament House, where the public can pay their last respects, to lie in state for four days. The route, running about 2km, will pass through Bras Basah and North Bridge Road.
The casket bearing the body of former Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew will leave Sri Temasek at the Istana today (March 25) and move to Parliament House, where the public can pay their last respects, to lie in state for four days. The route, running about 2km, will pass through Bras Basah and North Bridge Road.

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National mourning: The public phase

The casket bearing the body of former Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew will leave Sri Temasek at the Istana today (March 25) and move to Parliament House, where the public can pay their last respects, to lie in state for four days. The route, running about 2km, will pass through Bras Basah and North Bridge Road.

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