The queue to see Queen Elizabeth mendacity in state in London was quickly closed on Friday after reaching capability, the federal government stated, as officers warned of ready instances of at the very least 14 hours.
“Entry (to the queue) will be paused for at least 6 hours,” Britain’s tradition division stated on Twitter. (*8*)
The continually transferring queue is snaking its approach from Southwark Park in central south-east London to Westminster Corridor, the place some 750,000 individuals in complete are anticipated to file previous the Queen’s coffin earlier than Monday morning.
“I’ve no sensation in my knees at all or my legs,” stated Hyacinth Appah, a mourner from London who was within the queue.
“But it’s been fine. Most of the people have been lovely and we’ve had quite a nice time.”
The queue was round 4.9 miles lengthy as of 0900 GMT, the tradition division’s dwell queue tracker confirmed.
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