Tourists lining up to visit the Ho Chi Minh mausoleum in Hanoi. Photo: AFP

Half a century after Ho Chi Minh’s death, his embalmed body is guarded around the clock

  • Even after hours, Ho is never alone: soldiers flank his encased body 24 hours a day
  • Rumours abound that the body might not really be Ho, or that he is sent to Russia every year for maintenance
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Tourists lining up to visit the Ho Chi Minh mausoleum in Hanoi. Photo: AFP
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