06/06/2013 04:10 EDT | Updated 08/06/2013 05:12 EDT

Prince Philip admitted to hospital for operation

Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth's 91-year-old husband, has been admitted to hospital for an exploratory operation related to an abdominal problem, Buckingham Palace says.

He is expected to be in hospital for two weeks, according to a statement from the palace.

After pulling out of an event earlier this week because of illness, Philip later attended a service to mark the 60th anniversary of the queen's coronation.

He is due to celebrate his 92nd birthday on Monday.

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