Mon, May 25, 2009
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Public pay respect to late S.Korean ex-president

2009-05-25 03:19:01 GMT2009-05-25 11:19:01 (Beijing Time)  THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Women cry in front of a picture of former South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun during a funeral service for Roh near Roh's home in Gimhae, South Korea, Sunday, May 24, 2009. The sound of wailing pierced the air as tens of thousands of South Koreans streamed to a rural village Sunday to pay their respects to Roh a day after he killed himself by jumping off a rocky cliff overlooking his home. (AP Photo/ Korea Pool)

South Korean mourners burn incense in front of image of former President Roh Moo-hyun on a street in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, May 24, 2009. Thousands streamed to a village in rural South Korea on Sunday to pay their respects to ex-President Roh Moo-hyun a day after he killed himself by jumping off a rocky cliff overlooking his home. (AP Photo/ Lee Jin-man)

A supporter of former President Roh Moo-hyun shouts as police officers block him in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, May 24, 2009. Thousands streamed to a village in rural South Korea on Sunday to pay their respects to ex-President Roh Moo-hyun a day after he killed himself by jumping off a rocky cliff overlooking his home. The sign he held reads " I know and You know a person in charge of murder." (AP Photo/ Lee Jin-man)

Mourners holding flowers, wait to participate in a funeral service for former President Roh Moo-hyun near Roh's house in Gimhae, South Korea, Sunday, May 24, 2009. Thousands streamed to a village in rural South Korea on Sunday to pay their respects to ex-President Roh Moo-hyun a day after he killed himself by jumping off a rocky cliff overlooking his home. (AP Photo/ Korea Pool)

Thousands streamed to a village in rural South Korea on Sunday to pay their respects to ex-President Roh Moo-hyun a day after he killed himself by jumping off a rocky cliff overlooking his home.

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