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Filipinos mourn the death of Interior Secretary following plane crash

Women light candles after a mass for Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Jesse Robredo at the Saint Peter's Church in Manila on Aug. 21. The Philippines was in mourning after divers recovered the body of one of its most influential politicians, who died when a plane carrying him and three others crashed into the sea.
Women light candles after a mass for Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Jesse Robredo at the Saint Peter's Church in Manila on Aug. 21. The Philippines was in mourning after divers recovered the body of one of its most influential politicians, who died when a plane carrying him and three others crashed into the sea.Noel Celis / AFP - Getty Images

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Police and other local government officials carry the remains of Interior Minister Jesse Robredo from a military plane at the Naga Airport, Camarines Sur province, eastern Philippines, Aug. 21.
Police and other local government officials carry the remains of Interior Minister Jesse Robredo from a military plane at the Naga Airport, Camarines Sur province, eastern Philippines, Aug. 21.Benhur Arcayan / Malacanang Photo Bureau Via EPA

Filipinos attend a mass for Department of Interior and Local Government Secretary Jesse Robredo, at the Saint Peter's Church in Manila on Aug. 21.
Filipinos attend a mass for Department of Interior and Local Government Secretary Jesse Robredo, at the Saint Peter's Church in Manila on Aug. 21.Noel Celis / AFP - Getty Images

Women light candles after a mass for Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Jesse Robredo at the Saint Peter's Church in Manila on Aug. 21.
Women light candles after a mass for Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Jesse Robredo at the Saint Peter's Church in Manila on Aug. 21.Noel Celis / AFP - Getty Images