Sparks Fly at Full Moon Party

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Sparks Fly at Full Moon Party

Post by Takiap » Mon Jan 02, 2017 10:22 am

At least one man is said to have died in the incident while countless others were injured by the sparks and crushed in the stampede as people tried to flee.........

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news ... wide%20p$7
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Re: Sparks Fly at Full Moon Party

Post by StevePIraq » Mon Jan 02, 2017 10:45 am

This is Thailand, no rules, no safety, no sense
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Re: Sparks Fly at Full Moon Party

Post by buksida » Mon Jan 02, 2017 11:04 am

Luckily fireworks were banned this year. :shock:
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Re: Sparks Fly at Full Moon Party

Post by handdrummer » Mon Jan 02, 2017 5:56 pm

StevePIraq wrote:This is Thailand, no rules, no safety, no sense
when you're taught to obey rather than to think those are the results.

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Re: Sparks Fly at Full Moon Party

Post by StevePIraq » Tue Jan 03, 2017 9:41 am

This says it all, never attend a fireworks display unless the fireworks are on a barge well out to sea. Another nail in the coffin for Thailand.
Video – One dead and dozens injured in Koh Phangan fireworks tragedy

One person died and dozens more were injured after fireworks rained down on people celebrating New Year’s Eve in Thailand.
At least one man is reported to have died at the famous Full Moon Party and dozens others were left with serious burns all over their bodies.
Other people were injured in a stampede as people tried to flee the burning sparks.

http://pattayaone.news/en/video-one-dea ... s-tragedy/
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Re: Sparks Fly at Full Moon Party

Post by Big Boy » Tue Jan 03, 2017 10:05 am

We were caught exactly like this at a Loy Krathong Festival in Roi Et about 20 years ago. We arrived at Bung Palan Chai Park, and looked for a good viewing point. It was a bank, with a lot of space when we arrived, but the bank soon filled up. As the event's fireworks started, it was exactly the same. There was a line of fireworks directly above us - it certainly made us move quick.
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