Royal guard FALLS off podium while on duty next to Queen’s coffin

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A livestream of the Queen lying in state had to be pulled off air after a royal guard collapsed while on duty. The official was standing on the podium beside the late monarch's coffin when he fell to the floor in front of shocked mourners. Footage of the incident shows the guard swaying before dropping to the ground in Westminster Hall. Members of the public there to pay their respects to the Queen gasped as other servicemen rushed to help the stricken guard. A live stream from inside the building was cut short following the incident on Wednesday night but is now back up. The Queen's coffin has been placed on a podium, known as a catafalque, as she lies in state until Monday, the day of her funeral. Continue reading... https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/19812776/royal-guard-falls-podium-queens-coffin/ The Sun newspaper brings you the latest breaking news videos and explainers from the UK and around the world Become a Sun Subscriber and hit the bell to be the first to know Read The Sun: http://www.thesun.co.uk Like The Sun on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thesun/ Follow The Sun on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheSun Subscribe to The Sun on Snapchat: https://www.snapchat.com/discover/The_Sun/1633225139 #queen #queenelizabeth #queenelizabethii #royal #royalnews

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