The UK is holding a state funeral for the late Queen Elizabeth II

The UK is holding a state funeral for the late Queen Elizabeth II

2022-09-20 09:09:50Source: Xinhuanet

Britain held a state funeral for the late Queen Elizabeth II on the 19th, which was attended by members of the British royal family, government officials, clergy, foreign royals and dignitaries.

On 19 September, in London, England, a hearse carrying Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin passed by Buckingham Palace. Photo by Xinhua News Agency reporter, Li Ying

The funeral at Westminster Abbey in London lasted about an hour. There was a two minute silence across the UK as the funeral ended.

On the afternoon of the 19th local time, the Queen’s coffin will arrive at Windsor Castle, west of London. The Queen will be buried with her late husband, Prince Philip, later in the day.

Queen Elizabeth II died at Balmoral Castle in Scotland on the 8th aged 96. She inherited the throne in 1952 and is the longest-reigning monarch in British history.

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