London, United Kingdom:
Gun salutes echoed across the United Kingdom on Saturday because the army paid solemn tribute to Queen Elizabeth II’s husband, Prince Philip, after his dying aged 99.
To mark the dying of His Royal Highness, The Duke of Edinburgh, at 12pm BST at this time a gun salute started firing from the Tower of London.
In complete 41 rounds are being fired, with 1 spherical each minute, in unison with different saluting batteries throughout the UK. pic.twitter.com/0j3lmRwQ8u
— The Tower of London (@TowerOfLondon) April 10, 2021
Coordinated 41-round salutes to the previous Royal Navy commander had been fired at one spherical per minute from 12:00 pm (1100 GMT) in London, Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast, in addition to at naval bases, from ships at sea and within the British territory Gibraltar.