Thatcher's coffin enters St Paul's Cathedral for funeral

AFP , Wednesday 17 Apr 2013

The coffin of ex-British PM Margaret Thatcher enters St Paul's Cathedral

Guarsdmen escort as the funeral procession of former British prime minister, Margaret Thatcher, travels along Fleet Street to her funeral service at St Paul?s Cathedral, in London April 17, 2013 (Photo: Reuters)

The coffin of former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher was carried into St Paul's Cathedral for her funeral on Wednesday after she had been applauded by thousands of people lining the route.

Her coffin was carried into the cathedral where 2,300 mourners waited, led by Queen Elizabeth II, Prime Minister David Cameron and three of his predecessors and guests from 170 countries.

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