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UK: Queen Elizabeth II Dies Aged 96




Queen Elizabeth II has died at the age of 96 on Thursday evening.

Earlier, the concern was very real in the United Kingdom, the doctors of Queen Elizabeth II had expressed concerns over her state of her health, while her family gathered at Balmoral Castle in Scotland where she was placed under medical supervision.

Buckingham Palace, this evening, announced that Queen Elizabeth II passed away “peacefully” on Thursday afternoon at Balmoral Castle in Scotland, the BBC reported.

King Charles and Queen Consort Camilla will stay at Balmoral this Thursday evening and return to London on Friday, the BBC adds.


Doctors “recommended that she be placed under medical supervision,” according to a statement from Buckingham Palace released early Thursday afternoon.

Several members of the royal family went there, including princes Charles and William and also Princess Anne and prince Andrew as well as Harry.
monarch with record longevity and immense popularity died at the age of 96 on Thursday at her castle in Balmoral, Scotland, accompanied by her children and grandchildren.

The British flag has beem lowered to half-mast at Buckingham Palace, where hundreds of people have gathered, at the time of the announcement of the death of Queen Elizabeth II.People present in front of the palace burst into tears and the crowd fell silent, noted an AFP journalist, while on television the BBC broadcast the British anthem.


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