Crowds Gather at Buckingham Palace Following Death of Queen

Hundreds of people flocked to Buckingham Palace on Thursday evening, September 8, after the Royal Family announced the death of Queen Elizabeth II.

The queen was 96 years old and had served as the United Kingdom’s head of state since 1952.

This footage from Omar Abolnaga shows a large screen in London’s Piccadilly Circus announcing the queen’s death and crowds walking down The Mall toward Buckingham Palace. Credit: Omar Abolnaga via Storyful

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