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Argentines mourn Nestor Kirchner as he lies in state

Thousands have converged on Argentina's government palace to pay their respects to ex-President Nestor Kirchner, who died on Wednesday at 60.

His body is lying in state to allow people to file past in honour of the man who was president from 2003 to 2007.

Overnight, crowds took to the streets of Buenos Aires to voice their grief.

The BBC's Daniel Schweimler reports from Buenos Aires.

  • 28 Oct 2010
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