Queen Elizabeth II lying-in-state ends ahead of funeral | Inquirer News

Queen Elizabeth II lying-in-state ends ahead of funeral

/ 01:53 PM September 19, 2022
queen Elizabeth lying in state

A member of the public pays his respects as they pass the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II, Lying in State inside Westminster Hall, at the Palace of Westminster in London on September 18, 2022. AFP

LONDON — The lying-in-state ceremony for Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Hall formally ended and the doors closed to the public ahead of her state funeral on Monday.

Over five days, tens of thousands of people had waited hours in line before filing past her coffin to pay their final respects. The funeral will take place at Westminster Abbey in front of some 2,000 guests.



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