A royal guard retaining vigil subsequent to Queen Elizabeth’s coffin collapsed and fell off the rostrum. In a video shared broadly on social media, the person will be seen falling forwards and touchdown on the ground as others gathered to pay respects to the monarch will be heard gasping.
The guard had stepped off the rostrum shortly earlier than he collapsed earlier than retaking his place, the Every day mail reported.
Within the video, three others, together with two guards, are seen speeding to assist the guard who had fainted.
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Mourners from filed previous the coffin of Queen Elizabeth by Wednesday night time because the monarch lay-in-state in London’s historical Westminster Corridor.
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The Queen’s physique was delivered to London from Balmoral, Scotland, the place she died final Thursday on the age of 96.
The Queen’s coffin has been positioned on a raised platform- or catafalque- and is being guarded by the day.