Phuket rescue workers hand out black ribbons to mourners

Kusoldharm rescue workers at Baan Thareua in Thalang, Phuket, have handed out more than 1,000 handmade black ribbons to residents who do not have black attire to wear every day so that they can use them as symbol of mourning during the mourning period of HM the King who passed away last Thursday

Kusoldharm rescue workers, led by Krisana Kamphung, assembled more than 1,000 black ribbons yesterday with safety pins to give away to residents who do not have a black top to wear every day of the week.

Krisana said, “We handed out black ribbons around Heroines Monument to local residents. They can pin them on the left side of their sleeve to show they a mourning the death of HM King Bhumibol.”

“My team and I want to do this charity work in honor of His Majesty. This is a very small thing compared to what he has done for us, but it is one way of giving back to His Majesty,” he said.

“Most people do not have enough black clothing to wear every day so we decided to make a ribbons to give to them,” he added.

Story: The Phuket News

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