VIDEO: Gun Salutes in Edinburgh, London Hyde Park to Mark Queen’s 90th Birthday

Thu Apr 21, 2016 20:55:08

The Queen’s 90th birthday was marked with gun salutes at Edinburgh Castle and London’s Hyde Park on Thursday (April 21).

The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery staged a 41 Gun Royal Salute at Hyde Park, with 71 horses pulling six First World War-era 13-pounder Field Guns into position for the Royal Salute halfway down Park Lane.

On the word of command, each of the six guns fired blank artillery rounds at ten-second intervals until 41 shots were fired.

The horses and riders then collected the guns and escorted them back to Wellington Barracks in Birdcage Walk, Reuters reported.

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