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Polish First Lady's body returns to Warsaw

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Soldiers carry the coffin with Polish First Lady Maria Kaczynska during a ceremony at the airport in Warsaw, Tuesday, April 13, 2010. (Xinhua/Reuters Photo)

WARSAW, April 13 (Xinhua) -- A plane carrying the body of Polish First Lady Maria Kaczynska, who was killed in an air crash in western Russia, landed in Warsaw on Tuesday morning.

A brief ceremony was held at the airport, similar to that for the return of late President Lech Kaczynski's coffin on Sunday.

The First Lady's coffin will be transported to the presidential palace to be placed next to that of her husband in a presidential chapel.

Following a family ceremony, the couple's coffins will be placed in the Column Hall of the presidential palace for public viewing.

Editor: Zhang Xiang

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