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Phuket’s largest Loy Krathong parade was held in Phuket Town last night while police ramped up security for the island’s busiest celebrations in Saphan Hin.

The Parade was hosted by the Phuket City Municipality and started at 6pm heading along the Phuket Town Road to Saphan Hin.

Teachers, students and officers dressed in Thai traditional costumes took part in the beautiful parade with Krathongs and Thai dancing.

Thousands of Krathongs were made from natural material and then set afloat in the waters at Saphan Hin.

At 7pm Lt Gen Pongwut Pongsri, Acting Commander of the Region 8 Police and more than 30 police officers, visited Saphan Hin to check on security.

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