Gun salute honours Prince Philip at Parliament House

A 41-gun salute has been held at Parliament House in Canberra to mark Prince Philip's death.

Gun salute honours Prince Philip at Parliament House

A 41-gun salute has been held at Parliament House in Canberra to mark Prince Philip's death.

Each round fired at 10-second intervals until all rounds are complete.

Members of the public were able to watch the salute from an exclusion zone.

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The reason for 41 rounds is a British tradition.

Prince Philip is considered the UK Head of State and under UK protocol a 21 gun salute is required when he dies.

The shots are to be fired from a royal location which warrants another 20 rounds.

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