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How many people watched the Queen's funeral at Westminster Abbey in London?

  British Soldiers A massive crowd watches the Queen's coffin procession outside Westminster. Today there are so many heads of state in London to attend Queen Elizabeth II's funeral. And London is now staging what's being called the biggest security operation in its history. Around 2,000 mourners were in Westminster Abbey today for the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, including presidents, prime ministers, and foreign royalty. But millions of people around the world saw the live stream, with the event likely to be one of the most watched in history. Tens of thousands of people gathered in Hyde Park in London to watch Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral on large screens. As the service at Westminster Abbey began, the crowd watched in silence and also recited prayers with the congregation. Officials are on alert for everything from pickpockets to potential terrorists. They're calling it the ring of seal that surrounds every single one of the key locations in today's fune