Vietnam's late president to be buried in home province

Tran Dai Quang, wh died suddenly on Friday from a rare virus, was widely criticised for his crackdown on political dissent.

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    The body of Vietnam's former president is on its way to his home province for burial, after a state funeral was held in the capital Hanoi.

    Tran Dai Quang died suddenly on Friday from a rare virus.

    There were two days of national mourning for Quang, who was widely criticised for his crackdown on political dissent.

    Al Jazeera's Wayne Hay reports from Hanoi.


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