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Monday, February 19, 2018

Queen Elizabeth was nearly shot at Buckingham Palace

British Queen Elizabeth II could become a victim of your own mistakes of the guard. He didn’t recognize her in the dark and was about to open fire on a stranger penetrated into Buckingham Palace. On hearing this the Queen calmly said that next time will be warn about his nightly rounds, to the protection of not had to shoot her.

photo: AP

Elizabeth II.

Queen Elizabeth Ii was nearly shot at Buckingham Palace during a night walk. According to British newspaper Independent, the security personnel took Her Majesty as one of several intruders who broke into Buckingham Palace in recent years.

The publication notes that the Queen occasionally, when suffering from insomnia, goes out for a night. Security of the Queen is available all day. It is necessary for her security, but in one of such nights it had for Elizabeth unpleasant consequences.

The former guard told the newspaper that that night the Queen put on her coat to walk around. And he was patrolling inside the perimeter of the Palace walls and saw a figure in the dark. The guard didn’t recognize the Queen and took her for the intruder. He was ready to open fire, but still shouted: “Who is this?”.

But, to his surprise, it turned out to be a Queen, not the offender.

“Dammit, Your Majesty, I almost shot you,” cried the guard.

The guardsman reported that it was expecting a terrible scolding for what happened, but the Queen took responsibility for this episode to yourself.

“All right,” she replied. “Next time I’ll call in advance that you would not have to shoot me.”

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