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RTP instructs police in all areas to prepare measures for Loy Krathong festival

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The Royal Thai Police (RTP) instructed police officers to ensure the public’s safety and facilitate traffic during 2016 Loy Krathong festival.

loy krathongThe RTP has instructed all of its units to provide safety and conveniences to the public during Loy Krathong festival on 14 November. Police officers in each area were instructed to patrol areas which are vulnerable to criminal activity including venues scheduled to host Loy Krathong festivities with large crowds participating.

Loy Krathong Festival celebrants are also advised to refrain from drinking alcoholic beverages while driving, even as passengers, avoid gatherings in large numbers and to leave their valuables at home. Patrol boats will be deployed at rivers near Loy Krathong venues in case of an emergency.

The public is asked to strictly comply with safety guidelines. The use of firecrackers or fireworks is prohibited in community areas, including the release of floating lanterns. Parents are advised to closely keep their eyes on their children.

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