Languages
Page last updated at 22:39 GMT, Saturday, 10 April 2010 23:39 UK

Thousands gather outside presidential palace in Poland

Thousands of people have gathered in Warsaw to mourn the loss of the country's president, Lech Kaczynski, along with scores of others in a plane crash.

After an emergency meeting of ministers, a week of national mourning was declared, with two minutes of silence on Sunday.

As night fell, candles were lit outside the presidential palace as crowds softly sung the country's national anthem.

SEE ALSO

Story Tools

BBC navigation

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific