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Australia folk hero Ned Kelly laid to rest

Relatives of nation's most famous outlaw hold memorial service 132 years after he was hanged for murder.
Last Modified: 19 Jan 2013 03:11

Descendants of Australia's most famous outlaw have held a memorial service more than 130 years after he was hanged for murder.

The commemorations end a dispute over what should become of Ned Kelly's remains after his relatives insisted he be given a proper burial.

Al Jazeera's Rohan Bridge reports.

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