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'Royal nurse' set to be buried

Sunday, Dec 16, 2012 - 01:14

Dec. 16 - The nurse who mistakenly helped divulge medical details about Prince William's wife, Kate, is set to be buried in her native India. Andrew Raven reports.

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The body of Jacintha Saldanha - the nurse at the centre of a prank call gone tragically wrong - arrives in India. The 46-year-old, whose apparent suicide has grabbed headlines around the world, is set to be buried in her native village. Saldanha worked at this London hospital. She died day after falling for a prank call from two Australian DJs - posing as Britain's Queen Elizabeth and Prince Charles. She forwarded the call to a colleague who revealed health details about Prince William's pregnant wife, Kate - in hospital with severe morning sickness. Saldanha will be buried in this cemetary in the village of Shirva. One politician who has spoken with her family says they are predictably distraught. SOUNDBITE) (English) LEADER OF INDIA'S RULING CONGRESS PARTY, OSCAR FERNANDES, SAYING: "We have been waiting for a long time for the body to come and to share the sorrow of the family of the people of the place, they are also very sentimental." Saldanha's funeral is set for Monday and church officials are expecting a large turnout.

'Royal nurse' set to be buried

Sunday, Dec 16, 2012 - 01:14

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