Winnie 'blessed' to be there for Mandela's last breath

Nelson Mandela's former wife Winnie told ITV News in an exclusive interview she was "blessed to be there for his last breath".

Winnie Mandela told ITV News presenter Mark Austin: "I went close to him and I noticed he was breathing very slowly ... I was trying to feel the temperature [of his skin] and he felt cold.

Nelson Mandela's former wife Winnie Mandela speaks to ITV News.
Nelson Mandela's former wife Winnie Mandela speaks to ITV News. Credit: ITV News

"Then he drew his last breath and just rested ... He was gone".

Watch Mark Austin's interview with Winnie Mandela on ITV News at 6.30pm

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