The casket containing the body of Cambodia's late King Norodom Sihanouk
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Body of ex-king Norodom Sihanouk back in Cambodia

The body of former King Norodom Sihanouk has been returned to Cambodia for a week of official mourning.

Hundreds of people gathered near the airport to wait as his coffin was flown from the Chinese capital, Beijing.

He died there on Monday of a heart attack aged 89.

Jonathan Head from Phnom Penh.

  • 17 Oct 2012
  • From the section Asia