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Monday, 4 June, 2001, 18:52 GMT 19:52 UK
In pictures: Nepal reels after deaths
As Nepalis hear conflicting and confusing accounts of how their royal family died, they take to the streets - some in mourning, and some in protest.

Mourners demonstrate on the streets of Nepal
Thousands of mourners filled the streets of Nepal

People of Nepali origin pay homage to the late King Birendra and his wife in Ranchi, eastern India
People of Nepali ancestry grieved in India

Tyres burn in the street in Kathmandu
Angry as conflicting rumours about the deaths swirl, demonstrators set tyres alight...

Nepali police scramble for cover as demonstrators throw stones at them
and pelted police with stones...

Soldier atop an armoured vehicle
forcing the army to send out armoured vehicles

Funeral pyre of King Dipendra
Dipendra went to his funeral pyre after only two days as king

King Gyanendra accepts homage from a subject
The new king, Gyanendra, took power on Monday

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02 Jun 01 | South Asia
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