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In pictures-Queen Elizabeth II’s last rites

10,000 cops on duty, 1,000s of mourners in lines outside Westminster Abbey
The historic Crown of Queen Elizabeth II, with the Koh-i-Noor diamond embedded in it,placed on the coffin of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth on September 14, 2022. Image via Rueters
The historic Crown of Queen Elizabeth II, with the Koh-i-Noor diamond embedded in it,placed on the coffin of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth on September 14, 2022. Image via Rueters

Thousands of people have been gathering outside Westminster Abbey, London and waiting in long queues to pay their respects to Queen Elizabeth II, who died on September 8 at the age of 96. The funeral of queen would be held on September 19 (Monday) at 11am (London time) at Westminster Abbey.

Princes William and Harry would mount a silent vigil at the coffin of their late grandmother today (Saturday).

Here is a look at some of the moments:

The crowd standing in queues to see the queen’s coffin in London on Friday. Image via Reuters
The crowd standing in queues to see the queen’s coffin in London on Friday. Image via Reuters

Image via Reuters
Image via Reuters

Buckingham Palace has released specific details about the schedule of the funeral—which includes the heads of state, foreign government representatives, foreign royal families, governors general, and prime ministers.

The children of Queen Elizabeth II, King Charles with Princess Anne and Princes Edward and Andrew today (Saturday), hold a silent vigil for 10 minutes in military uniform at Westminster hall.

King Charles III hold a silent vigil around the queen’s coffin. Image via Reuters
King Charles III hold a silent vigil around the queen’s coffin. Image via Reuters

Britain’s Prince Andrew, Duke of York mounts a vigil with siblings around the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, draped in the Roy on September 17, 2022. Image via Reuters
Britain’s Prince Andrew, Duke of York mounts a vigil with siblings around the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, draped in the Roy on September 17, 2022. Image via Reuters

Flowers, images, and banners overwhelmed mourners gathered outside the palace and also on London streets.

The newly crowned king is receiving a mixed reaction from the people of Britain.

King Charles III interacting with the native gathered outside Buckingham Palace. Image via Reuters
King Charles III interacting with the native gathered outside Buckingham Palace. Image via Reuters

People protesting on the streets of London. Image via Reuters
People protesting on the streets of London. Image via Reuters

Image via Reuters
Image via Reuters

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