After the news of the death of Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, the British public went to the Buckingham Palace in central London to lay flowers in tribute.
Prince Philip passed away on Friday (9th) at the age of 99. Buckingham Palace in the United Kingdom issued a statement: “His Royal Highness passed away peacefully at Windsor Castle this morning”, “The royal family and people from all over the world mourned his death.”
Agence France-Presse reported that after the news of the death of the prince broke out, many local people gathered outside Buckingham Palace to check the official notice posted on the palace gate. On the sidewalk outside the palace, there are bunches of flowers and the British flag left by the people.
However, under the epidemic, the British government urged the public not to gather outside the royal palace.
A cabinet spokesperson said: “Although this is a very difficult time for many people, we ask the public not to gather in the royal residences and continue to follow public health advice, especially to avoid gatherings and reduce travel.”