Officials say no to floating lanterns and fireworks on Patong Beach

Officials aren’t liking floating lanterns and fireworks on Patong Beach. On Wednesday night, officers had been alerted that distributors were welling these things on the beach, based on Kathu District Chief Siwat Rawangkul.
A group led by Siwat then inspected the seaside to crack down on individuals promoting and using the objects. The team then discovered stashes of lanterns and fireworks close to bushes. Siwat advised The Phuket Express…
“We went to Patong Beach last night time the place we found floating lanterns and fireworks hidden in timber at 4 factors on the seaside. Those gadgets were seized but we didn’t discover their homeowners. However, we are searching for them.” Siwat went on to say that he want to “publicly admonish” the culprits. He famous that floating lanterns and fireworks are prohibited on the beach, and offenders will be fined as much as 60,000 baht, imprisoned for three years, or each.
Recently, Thai authorities have been angry about people flying lanterns in places where they’re not alleged to. Last month, authorities spokesperson Ratchada Thanadirek stated that flying a lantern close to an airport in Thailand is a really serious legal offence carrying the harshest penalties, even the dying penalty.
The spokesperson gave the strict warning at a press conference while thousands of individuals put together to float paper lanterns into the sky to have fun each Loy Krathong and Yi Peng festivals this night.
Meanwhile, Ironclad in Thailand have injured people. During a Loy Krathong pageant within the northeast Nakhon Phanom province last month, 12 people have been injured by unlawful fireworks.
The fireworks have been ready to mild up at the finish of the opening ceremony. However, the fireworks didn’t fly as a lot as the sky because of some technical issues and scattered into the gang injuring 12 residents and authorities officers standing nearby..

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