UK, Prince Philip’s funeral, only 30 people attend due to Corona restriction


The body of British Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, will be buried on Saturday at a “ceremonial” funeral at Windsor Palace.

The BBC reported that the funeral of the Duke of Edinburgh took place at St George’s Church.

She was inside Windsor Castle on Saturday at 3:00 pm local time (14:00 GMT).

Only 30 people attended the funeral due to the restrictions under which the country lives to prevent the outbreak of the Coronavirus.

In line with the rules for closure due to Corona, the attendees wore masks inside the church.

The rules of social distancing were observed, while the Queen sat alone, according to the BBC.

 According to Buckingham Palace, “the funeral ceremony was a royal celebration in keeping with the wishes of the Duke of Edinburgh”.

The convoy to transport the body to the church was led by the military band “Grenadier”, and behind it was a group of “HouseHold” corps and army commanders, according to the same source.

Behind the coffin were the four sons of the Duke, the Prince of Wales, the Royal Princess, the Duke of York and the Earl of Wessex, as well as his grandsons, the Duke of Cambridge and the Duke of Sussex.

On April 9, Prince Philip died at the age of 99.