Queen Elizabeth II dies at 96

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The longest-reigned monarch, United Kingdom Queen Elizabeth dies at age of 96 after reigning for 70 years.

The queen died peacefully on Thursday afternoon at her Scottish Balmoral castle, where she has spent her summer time.

She died in the presence of her children and grandchildren led by new King Charles III, the next monarch leader.

King Charles III announced the sad news of the falling of the London bridge, Charles said the death of his beloved mother was a “moment of great sadness” for him and his family and that her loss would be “deeply felt” around the world.

‘We mourn profoundly the passing of a cherished sovereign and a much-loved mother,” Charles said.

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

Prince Charles is set to give a long address to the public after returning to Buckingham Palace.

Queen Elizabeth II came to the throne in 1952 and reigned for a period of 70years.

All the Queen’s children traveled to Balmoral, near Aberdeen, after doctors placed the Queen under medical supervision. And the grandchildren including the now waiting Prince William and Harry were present.

Prime Minister Liz Truss, who was appointed by the Queen on Tuesday, said the monarch was the rock on which modern Britain was built, who had “provided us with the stability and strength that we needed”.

Truss promised to offer him our loyalty and devotion, just as his mother devoted too much

“And with the passing of the second Elizabethan age, we usher in a new era in the magnificent history of our great country, exactly as Her Majesty would have wished, by saying the words ‘God save the King’.”

 

 

 

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