The coffin of  United Nations Coordinator for Iraq Sergio Vieira de Mello  is being carried out  of  the City Palace in Rio de Janeiro to be taken to the airport where it will board a plane for Europe. Vieira de Mello died on Aug 19 in a suicide bomb attack against the U.N compound in Baghdad. In the deadliest attack ever against the U.N. organization, a suicide bomber drove a flatbed truck loaded with 1,500 pounds of explosive up to the wall of the compound, just under Vieira de Melloís office, and set it off. More than 20 people were killed and dozens were wounded in the attack.

Funerals of Sergio Vieira de Mello

Funerals of United Nations Coordinator for Iraq Sergio Vieira de Mello in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Vieira de Mello died on Aug 19, 2003, in a suicide bomb attack against the U.N compound in Baghdad. In the deadliest attack ever against the U.N. organization, a suicide bomber drove a flatbed truck loaded with 1,500 pounds of explosive up to the wall of the compound, just under Vieira de Mello’s office, and set it off. More than 20 people were killed and dozens were wounded in the attack.

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The coffin of  United Nations Coordinator for Iraq Sergio Vieira de Mello  is being carried out  of  the City Palace in Rio de Janeiro to be taken to the airport where it will board a plane for Europe. Vieira de Mello died on Aug 19 in a suicide bomb attack against the U.N compound in Baghdad. In the deadliest attack ever against the U.N. organization, a suicide bomber drove a flatbed truck loaded with 1,500 pounds of explosive up to the wall of the compound, just under Vieira de Melloís office, and set it off. More than 20 people were killed and dozens were wounded in the attack.
Title:
Sergio Vieira de Mello
Date:
August 24, 2003
Filename:
01-2159-0343
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Mourning around the coffin of United Nations Coordinator for Iraq Sergio Vieira de Mello displayed inside the City Palace in Rio de Janeiro are from R to L: Andre Simıes, his nephew and Sergio's two sons Adrien and Laurent. Vieira de Mello died on Aug 19 in a suicide bomb attack against the U.N compound in Baghdad. In the deadliest attack ever against the U.N. organization, a suicide bomber drove a flatbed truck loaded with 1,500 pounds of explosive up to the wall of the compound, just under Vieira de Melloís office, and set it off. More than 20 people were killed and dozens were wounded in the attack.
Title:
Sergio Vieira de Mello
Date:
August 24, 2003
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02-2159-0264
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Gathering around the coffin of  United Nations Coordinator for Iraq Sergio Vieira de Mello nside the City Palace in Rio de Janeiro are his newphew Andre Simoes and Segio's  ex-nanny, Maria Francisca Domingos, 89 years old. Far right is MAria's daughter. Vieira de Mello died on Aug 19 in a suicide bomb attack against the U.N compound in Baghdad. In the deadliest attack ever against the U.N. organization, a suicide bomber drove a flatbed truck loaded with 1,500 pounds of explosive up to the wall of the compound, just under Vieira de Melloís office, and set it off. More than 20 people were killed and dozens were wounded in the attack.
Title:
Sergio Vieira de Mello
Date:
August 24, 2003
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03-2159-0120
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Mourning around the coffin of United Nations Coordinator for Iraq Sergio Vieira de Mello displayed inside the City Palace in Rio de Janeiro are his wife, Anne and their two sons, Laurent and Adrien (L). Vieira de Mello died on Aug 19 in a suicide bomb attack against the U.N compound in Baghdad. In the deadliest attack ever against the U.N. organization, a suicide bomber drove a flatbed truck loaded with 1,500 pounds of explosive up to the wall of the compound, just under Vieira de Melloís office, and set it off. More than 20 people were killed and dozens were wounded in the attack.
Title:
Sergio Vieira de Mello
Date:
August 24, 2003
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04-2159-0273
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The sons of  United Nations Coordinator for Iraq Sergio Vieira de Mello listen to a UN representative from Brazil while mouring arouind the coffin of their father inside the City Palace in Rio de Janeiro. Left is Laurent (25) and  in the middle is Adrein (23). Vieira de Mello died on Aug 19 in a suicide bomb attack against the U.N compound in Baghdad. In the deadliest attack ever against the U.N. organization, a suicide bomber drove a flatbed truck loaded with 1,500 pounds of explosive up to the wall of the compound, just under Vieira de Melloís office, and set it off. More than 20 people were killed and dozens were wounded in the attack.
Title:
Sergio Vieira de Mello
Date:
August 24, 2003
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05-2159-0281
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Mourners gather around the coffin of  United Nations Coordinator for Iraq Sergio Vieira de Mello displayed inside the City Palace in Rio de Janeiro.  Vieira de Mello died on Aug 19 in a suicide bomb attack against the U.N compound in Baghdad. In the deadliest attack ever against the U.N. organization, a suicide bomber drove a flatbed truck loaded with 1,500 pounds of explosive up to the wall of the compound, just under Vieira de Melloís office, and set it off. More than 20 people were killed and dozens were wounded in the attack.
Title:
Sergio Vieira de Mello
Date:
August 24, 2003
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06-2159-0175
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Mourners gather around the coffin of  United Nations Coordinator for Iraq Sergio Vieira de Mello displayed inside the City Palace in Rio de Janeiro.  Vieira de Mello died on Aug 19 in a suicide bomb attack against the U.N compound in Baghdad. In the deadliest attack ever against the U.N. organization, a suicide bomber drove a flatbed truck loaded with 1,500 pounds of explosive up to the wall of the compound, just under Vieira de Melloís office, and set it off. More than 20 people were killed and dozens were wounded in the attack.
Title:
Sergio Vieira de Mello
Date:
August 23, 2003
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07-2159-0023
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Gilda Vieira de Mello gets some comfort from Maria Francisca Domingos, the ex-nanny of her son, while she  cries in front of the coffin of her son, United Nations Coordinator for Iraq Sergio Vieira de Mello, inside the City Palace in Rio de Janeiro.  Vieira de Mello died on Aug 19 in a suicide bomb attack against the U.N compound in Baghdad. In the deadliest attack ever against the U.N. organization, a suicide bomber drove a flatbed truck loaded with 1,500 pounds of explosive up to the wall of the compound, just under Vieira de Melloís office, and set it off. More than 20 people were killed and dozens were wounded in the attack.
Title:
Sergio Vieira de Mello
Date:
August 24, 2003
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08-2159-0182
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Mourners around the coffin of  United Nations Coordinator for Iraq Sergio Vieira de Mello displayed inside the City Palace in Rio de Janeiro. Far left is his newphew, Andre Simıes. Vieira de Mello died on Aug 19 in a suicide bomb attack against the U.N compound in Baghdad. In the deadliest attack ever against the U.N. organization, a suicide bomber drove a flatbed truck loaded with 1,500 pounds of explosive up to the wall of the compound, just under Vieira de Melloís office, and set it off. More than 20 people were killed and dozens were wounded in the attack.
Title:
Sergio Vieira de Mello
Date:
August 24, 2003
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09-2159-0326
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Gilda Vieira de Mello gets some comfort from Maria Francisca Domingos, the ex-nanny of her son, and Andre Simıes , her newphew, while she  cries in front of the coffin of her son, United Nations Coordinator for Iraq Sergio Vieira de Mello, inside the City Palace in Rio de Janeiro.  Vieira de Mello died on Aug 19 in a suicide bomb attack against the U.N compound in Baghdad. In the deadliest attack ever against the U.N. organization, a suicide bomber drove a flatbed truck loaded with 1,500 pounds of explosive up to the wall of the compound, just under Vieira de Melloís office, and set it off. More than 20 people were killed and dozens were wounded in the attack.
Title:
Sergio Vieira de Mello
Date:
August 24, 2003
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10-2159-0186
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A mourning U.N. worker stands in front of flowers in memory of  United Nations Coordinator for Iraq Sergio Vieira de Mello  at the City Palace in Rio de Janeiro. Vieira de Mello died on Aug 19 in a suicide bomb attack against the U.N compound in Baghdad. In the deadliest attack ever against the U.N. organization, a suicide bomber drove a flatbed truck loaded with 1,500 pounds of explosive up to the wall of the compound, just under Vieira de Melloís office, and set it off. More than 20 people were killed and dozens were wounded in the attack.
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Sergio Vieira de Mello
Date:
August 23, 2003
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11-2159-0035
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The City Palace in Rio de Janeiro where the coffin of  United Nations Coordinator for Iraq Sergio Vieira de Mello is displayed for family members and friends to mourn. Vieira de Mello died on Aug 19 in a suicide bomb attack against the U.N compound in Baghdad. In the deadliest attack ever against the U.N. organization, a suicide bomber drove a flatbed truck loaded with 1,500 pounds of explosive up to the wall of the compound, just under Vieira de Melloís office, and set it off. More than 20 people were killed and dozens were wounded in the attack.
Title:
Sergio Vieira de Mello
Date:
August 23, 2003
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12-2159-0046
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Gilda Vieira de Mello gets some comfort from Maria Francisca Domingos, the ex-nanny of her son, and Andre Simıes , her newphew, while she  cries in front of the coffin of her son, United Nations Coordinator for Iraq Sergio Vieira de Mello, inside the City Palace in Rio de Janeiro.  Vieira de Mello died on Aug 19 in a suicide bomb attack against the U.N compound in Baghdad. In the deadliest attack ever against the U.N. organization, a suicide bomber drove a flatbed truck loaded with 1,500 pounds of explosive up to the wall of the compound, just under Vieira de Melloís office, and set it off. More than 20 people were killed and dozens were wounded in the attack.
Title:
Sergio Vieira de Mello
Date:
August 24, 2003
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13-2159-0211
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The City Palace in Rio de Janeiro where the coffin of  United Nations Coordinator for Iraq Sergio Vieira de Mello is displayed for family members and friends to mourn. Vieira de Mello died on Aug 19 in a suicide bomb attack against the U.N compound in Baghdad. In the deadliest attack ever against the U.N. organization, a suicide bomber drove a flatbed truck loaded with 1,500 pounds of explosive up to the wall of the compound, just under Vieira de Melloís office, and set it off. More than 20 people were killed and dozens were wounded in the attack.
Title:
Sergio Vieira de Mello
Date:
August 23, 2003
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14-2159-0055
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Sonia Vieira de Mello, the sister of United Nations Coordinator for Iraq Sergio Vieira de Mello, is being conforted by friends who came to gather around the  coffin of  her brother at the City Palace in Rio de Janeiro. Siergio Vieira de Mello died on Aug 19 in a suicide bomb attack against the U.N compound in Baghdad. In the deadliest attack ever against the U.N. organization, a suicide bomber drove a flatbed truck loaded with 1,500 pounds of explosive up to the wall of the compound, just under Vieira de Melloís office, and set it off. More than 20 people were killed and dozens were wounded in the attack.
Title:
Sergio Vieira de Mello
Date:
August 23, 2003
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15-2159-0069
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Gilda Vieira de Mello (R) and Carolina Larriera after a mass in Rio de Janeiro to celebrate the 7th day of the death of ,respectively, their son and boyfriend Sergio Vieira de Mello,  the United Nations Coordinator for Iraq who died on Aug 19 in a suicide bomb attack against the U.N compound in Baghdad.  In the deadliest attack ever against the U.N. organization, a suicide bomber drove a flatbed truck loaded with 1,500 pounds of explosive up to the wall of the compound, just under Vieira de Melloís office, and set it off. More than 20 people were killed and dozens were wounded in the attack.
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Sergio Vieira de Mello
Date:
August 26, 2003
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16-2159-0661
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Gilda Vieira de Mello (R) and Carolina Larriera after a mass in Rio de Janeiro to celebrate the 7th day of the death of ,respectively, their son and boyfriend Sergio Vieira de Mello,  the United Nations Coordinator for Iraq who died on Aug 19 in a suicide bomb attack against the U.N compound in Baghdad. In the deadliest attack ever against the U.N. organization, a suicide bomber drove a flatbed truck loaded with 1,500 pounds of explosive up to the wall of the compound, just under Vieira de Melloís office, and set it off. More than 20 people were killed and dozens were wounded in the attack.
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Sergio Vieira de Mello
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August 26, 2003
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17-2159-0658
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Gilda Vieira de Mello (R) and Carolina Larriera after a mass in Rio de Janeiro to celebrate the 7th day of the death of ,respectively, their son and boyfriend Sergio Vieira de Mello,  the United Nations Coordinator for Iraq who died on Aug 19 in a suicide bomb attack against the U.N compound in Baghdad.  In the deadliest attack ever against the U.N. organization, a suicide bomber drove a flatbed truck loaded with 1,500 pounds of explosive up to the wall of the compound, just under Vieira de Melloís office, and set it off. More than 20 people were killed and dozens were wounded in the attack.
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Sergio Vieira de Mello
Date:
August 26, 2003
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18-2159-0649
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Carolina Larriera after a mass in Rio de Janeiro to celebrate the 7th day of the death of her boyfriend, Sergio Vieira de Mello,  the United Nations Coordinator for Iraq who died on Aug 19 in a suicide bomb attack against the U.N compound in Baghdad.  In the deadliest attack ever against the U.N. organization, a suicide bomber drove a flatbed truck loaded with 1,500 pounds of explosive up to the wall of the compound, just under Vieira de Melloís office, and set it off. More than 20 people were killed and dozens were wounded in the attack.
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Sergio Vieira de Mello
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August 26, 2003
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19-2159-0667
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During a mass in a church in Rio de Janeiro to celebrate the 7th day of the death of Sergio Vieira de Mello,  the United Nations Coordinator for Iraq who died on Aug 19 in a suicide bomb attack against the U.N compound in Baghdad.  In the deadliest attack ever against the U.N. organization, a suicide bomber drove a flatbed truck loaded with 1,500 pounds of explosive up to the wall of the compound, just under Vieira de Melloís office, and set it off. More than 20 people were killed and dozens were wounded in the attack.
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Sergio Vieira de Mello
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August 26, 2003
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20-2159-0616
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Gilda Vieira de Mello (L) and Carolina Larriera during a mass  in Rio de Janeiro to celebrate the 7th day of the death of respectively their son and boyfriend Sergio Vieira de Mello,  the United Nations Coordinator for Iraq who died on Aug 19 in a suicide bomb attack against the U.N compound in Baghdad.  Next to Carolina are Sergio's nephew Andre Simoes and his wife, Renata. In the deadliest attack ever against the U.N. organization, a suicide bomber drove a flatbed truck loaded with 1,500 pounds of explosive up to the wall of the compound, just under Vieira de Melloís office, and set it off. More than 20 people were killed and dozens were wounded in the attack.
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Sergio Vieira de Mello
Date:
August 26, 2003
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21-2159-0671
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Gilda Vieira de Mello held by Carolina Larriera during a mass  in Rio de Janeiro to celebrate the 7th day of the death of respectively their son and boyfriend Sergio Vieira de Mello,  the United Nations Coordinator for Iraq who died on Aug 19 in a suicide bomb attack against the U.N compound in Baghdad.  In the deadliest attack ever against the U.N. organization, a suicide bomber drove a flatbed truck loaded with 1,500 pounds of explosive up to the wall of the compound, just under Vieira de Melloís office, and set it off. More than 20 people were killed and dozens were wounded in the attack.
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Sergio Vieira de Mello
Date:
August 26, 2003
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22-2159-0698
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Gilda Vieira de Mello held by Carolina Larriera during a mass  in Rio de Janeiro to celebrate the 7th day of the death of respectively their son and boyfriend Sergio Vieira de Mello,  the United Nations Coordinator for Iraq who died on Aug 19 in a suicide bomb attack against the U.N compound in Baghdad.  Next to Carolina are Sergio's nephew Andre Simoes and his wife, Renata, and far right is Sonia, Sergio's sister. In the deadliest attack ever against the U.N. organization, a suicide bomber drove a flatbed truck loaded with 1,500 pounds of explosive up to the wall of the compound, just under Vieira de Melloís office, and set it off. More than 20 people were killed and dozens were wounded in the attack.
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Sergio Vieira de Mello
Date:
August 26, 2003
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23-2159-0711
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Gilda Vieira de Mello held by Carolina Larriera during a mass  in Rio de Janeiro to celebrate the 7th day of the death of respectively their son and boyfriend Sergio Vieira de Mello,  the United Nations Coordinator for Iraq who died on Aug 19 in a suicide bomb attack against the U.N compound in Baghdad.  Next to Carolina are Sergio's nephew Andre Simoes and his wife, Renata.  In the deadliest attack ever against the U.N. organization, a suicide bomber drove a flatbed truck loaded with 1,500 pounds of explosive up to the wall of the compound, just under Vieira de Melloís office, and set it off. More than 20 people were killed and dozens were wounded in the attack.
Title:
Sergio Vieira de Mello
Date:
August 26, 2003
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24-2159-0731
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