Item ITN/5/14/268 - Queen Elizabeth riding her horse after the shooting incident

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Queen Elizabeth riding her horse after the shooting incident


  • 13 June 1981 (Creation)

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(1955 - present)

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London. Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth riding her horse "Burmese" past crowds at Buckingham Palace, on the way back after the Trooping the Colour Ceremony near the palace. A 17 year old youth fired six "blank shots" only a few feet from her as she arrived on horseback near the Horse Guards Parade where the ceremony took place. No one was hurt and the youth was dragged to the ground and arrested

ITN Reference: ROYAL/ELIZ/

Agency: UPI

Photographer: R Letkey

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Copyright: UPI

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