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Thousands gather for funeral of policeman killed in Westminster attack

first_img Also paying their respects today were @MPSontheWater, @RNLI @LondonFire and @LondonPortAuth who accompanied the procession #PCKeithPalmerRIP pic.twitter.com/ruoNUmXEcX— Metropolitan Police (@metpoliceuk) April 10, 2017 Apr 10th 2017, 4:15 PM By AFP 10,004 Views Share392 Tweet Email Source: Yui MokTHOUSANDS OF POLICE officers have attended the funeral of Keith Palmer today, the policeman stabbed to death in a terror attack outside the British parliament last month.Officers lined the cortège route from the Houses of Parliament, where his body lay in rest yesterday in a rare honour normally granted to senior politicians. Source: Frank Augstein/PA ImagesThe service took place across the River Thames in Southwark Cathedral, with Palmer’s wife and five-year-old daughter in attendance.Normally bustling streets in central London were at a standstill for the procession, led by the hearse with a floral tribute reading “No 1 Daddy”. Source: Ben Stansall/PA Images 18 Comments Thousands gather for funeral of policeman killed in Westminster attack London came to a standstill for the procession, led by the hearse with a floral tribute reading ‘No 1 Daddy’. Source: Gareth Fuller/PA ImagesSome 5,000 officers from around the country took part, along with Cressida Dick, the first female head of London’s Metropolitan Police. Source: Ben Stansall/PA ImagesPalmer, aged 48, was killed on 22 March by a 52-year-old convert to Islam, Khalid Masood, as he stood guard outside parliament.Masood attacked Palmer after he had driven into pedestrians nearby, killing three and fatally injuring a fourth. He was shot dead by an armed officer. Source: Stefan Rousseau/PA ImagesParliamentary officials have ordered a security review after it was revealed that Palmer was not armed.In addition, the vehicle entrance gate to parliament which he was guarding was open, as it often is to allow MPs in and out of the building more easily. Source: Rick Findler/PA ImagesPalmer’s body was taken to a chapel inside parliament yesterday, where a private service was held after Queen Elizabeth II granted special dispensation.Others who have previously been granted the honour include former prime minister Margaret Thatcher.© – AFP 2017Read: Woman injured in Westminster attack diesRead: ‘Getting stronger every day’: Westminster attack survivor shares photo of recovery http://jrnl.ie/3333473 Source: Metropolitan Police/Twitter Source: Metropolitan Police/Twitter Short URL Officers wearing dress uniform with white gloves and medals stood with heads bowed during a two-minute silence at the start of the service. Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article Following the service in Southwark Cathedral, there will now be a private service for Keith’s friends and family #PCKeithPalmerRIP pic.twitter.com/LvIU15bPc3— Metropolitan Police (@metpoliceuk) April 10, 2017 Monday 10 Apr 2017, 4:15 PMlast_img read more