Princess Anne hospitalised following injury at Gatcombe Park


The younger sister of King Charles III, Princess Anne, suffered minor injuries and a concussion in an incident at Gatcombe Park estate in Gloucestershire, United Kingdom.

GATCOMBE PARK: The younger sister of King Charles III, Princess Anne, suffered minor injuries and a concussion in an incident at Gatcombe Park estate in Gloucestershire, United Kingdom.

Buckingham Palace confirmed the news, stating she is currently under observation at Southmead Hospital in Bristol as a precautionary measure. Palace sources describe her injuries as “minor” and state that she is in the hospital purely for monitoring.

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A palace spokesperson stated, ‘The King has been kept informed and joins the Royal Family in sending his love and well-wishes for her speedy recovery.'”

Reports from British news outlets suggest Anne’s injuries may have resulted from an incident involving a horse, reflecting her lifelong passion for equestrian sports. Known as an accomplished horsewoman, Anne’s equestrian career includes participation in the 1976 Montreal Olympics.

The British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak offered “national affection and support” for Princess Anne. Sunak stated that “Everyone in the country is immensely fond of Her Royal Highness”.

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Anne’s injury adds to a series of health concerns for the British monarchy this year. Kate Middleton recently returned to public life after undergoing cancer treatment. Meanwhile, earlier this year, Charles received a cancer diagnosis and is currently undergoing treatment.

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