Police to tighten security during Loy Krathong festival

The Royal Thai Police has stated that they’ll be beefing up security during the Loy Krathong festival — which will be celebrated on Nov. 14 — as the 30-day mourning period is coming to an end.

The organization has instructed all police units to step up their security patrols in the venues which will host the Loy Krathong festival and risky areas which might be vulnerable to criminal activities, Thai PBS reported.

Following the passing of HM the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the nation remains deep in mourning. Bangkok Metropolitan will still open 28 public parks for the public to float their krathong, but there will be no festivities.

Fireworks are banned this year as well — people are advised to celebrate with modesty.


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