'Somber' Crowd Gathers Outside Buckingham Palace After Queen's Death

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

Twitter user @sjrobertson posted footage of the crowd at Buckingham Palace on Thursday evening, which he called a “somber” time, as well as the flag lowered to half-mast.

The queen was 96 years old and had served as the United Kingdom’s head of state since 1952. Credit: @sjrobertson via Storyful

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