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In pictures: Peron's reburial

Peron reburial procession in Buenos Aires

The remains of ex-Argentine President Juan Domingo Peron have been moved to a new mausoleum outside Buenos Aires.

People attend Peron reburial procession in Buenos Aires

Tens of thousands gathered in the capital as the former leader's coffin was taken in procession.

People attend Peron reburial procession in Buenos Aires

There were highly emotional scenes for a man who remains a huge influence in Argentina 32 years after his death.

People attend Peron reburial procession in Buenos Aires

Peron was an idol for the poor and many of those attending were from unions.

People attend Peron reburial procession in Buenos Aires

Some hope the reburial at the mausoleum in San Vicente will spark new moves for the remains of his second wife - known around the world as Evita - to join Peron there.

Violence at San Vicente outside Buenos Aires

But Tuesday's procession was marred by violence at the mausoleum in San Vicente, 40km (25 miles) south-west of the capital.

Violence at San Vicente outside Buenos Aires

Police fought with rival union factions apparently angry over access to a lavish reburial ceremony.

Violence at San Vicente outside Buenos Aires

Dozens were hurt in the clashes at the mausoleum in Peron's weekend estate.






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