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‘Horrified’ Mourners slammed for climbing Victoria memorial outside Buckingham Palace


The 96-year-old monarch died on Thursday afternoon with her family on her side. A large number of people gathered outside Buckingham Palace to express their grief.

However, among them was some trouble with police forced to remove people who had climbed on a memorial to Queen Victoria with one heard shouting and singing while another was on his mobile phone, claimed a news report.

The Mirror reported that a police woman was heard saying: “Do you want to come down before you get nicked.”

One man on the statue repeatedly shouted: “Calm down, calm down,” before screaming “we love the Queen.”

Many people slammed those climbing on the statue telling them to show “respect” on social media.

One person tweeted: “I saw them up there earlier and was horrified.”

Another wrote: “They are using a sad day to misbehave. Embarrassing. What a fine example of mourning in the UK 2022..”

The announcement of her death came hours after Buckingham Palace dropped a hint about her health with the family members immediately rushing to the Balmoral Palace in Scotland.

At 6.30pm on Thursday night, Buckingham Palace announced the Queen’s death, saying in a statement: “The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon.

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Charles, who became King on the death of his mother, said: “The death of my beloved mother, Her Majesty The Queen, is a moment of the greatest sadness for me and all members of my family.

“We mourn profoundly the passing of a cherished sovereign and a much-loved mother.

“I know her loss will be deeply felt throughout the country, the Realms and the Commonwealth, and by countless people around the world.

“During this period of mourning and change, my family and I will be comforted and sustained by our knowledge of the respect and deep affection in which the Queen was so widely held.”



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