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Saturday, May 8, 2021

Monks Make Merit in Preparations of 1st Anniversary of Korat Shooting Honoring the 31 Deaths

The activities will span 2 days.

When: February 8th, 2021

Where: Huatale subdstrict, Nakhon Ratchasima province

What: A group of monks, nuns, and volunteers gathered together at Wat Pa Sattha Ram in Korat to clean and prepare the space for merit making activities to be helod on February 8th, which is the one year anniversary of the Korat shooting that resulted in 31 deaths and 57 injuries.

The abbot of Wat Pa said that nine of the victims died in the sanctuary area of Wat Pa. The governor of Korat said that there are 2 days of scheduled activities starting at 4PM on February 8th.

Many of the activities involve charity, talks from monks, and other religious activities to give people moral courage as Korat remembers the victims.

The shopping center at Terminal 21 Korat, where the shooting took place, will allow for the public to place flowers to mourn the deceased.

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My take: RIP to all the victims

Source: https://www.matichon.co.th/news-monitor/news_2567046

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