Phoenix boat disaster funerals begin, mass ceremony held at Chalong

PUBLISHED ON WED, JUL 11, 2018 2:19 PM

Phoenix boat disaster funerals begin, mass ceremony held at Chalong

The Phuket News

 

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The mass prayer at Chalong Pier was held to bring peace to the souls of the departed. Photo: PR Dept

 

PHUKET: Sobs of tears from heartbroken friends and family of victims of the Phoenix tour boat disaster punctuated a mass Buddhist prayer ceremony held at Chalong Pier this morning (July 11).

 

The ceremony, which began at 8am, was held to bring peace to the souls of the departed.

 

Present to lead the ceremony were Phuket Governor Norraphat Plodthong and Chen Xiongfeng, Deputy Director-General of the Department of Consular Affairs of China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.


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