Saudi mourners carrying the body of their late King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz
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Mourners attend Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah's funeral

The funeral of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has been taking place in the Saudi capital of Riyadh.

King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, who died late on Thursday morning, had been suffering from a lung infection.

His body was wrapped in a white shroud and in keeping with tradition he was carried to an unmarked grave.

Stephen Sackur spoke to Dr Anas al Tikriti as the ceremony took place.

  • 23 Jan 2015
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