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Thailand shooting: Mourners pray at temple filled by children’s keepsakes – National
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Thailand shooting: Mourners pray at temple filled by children’s keepsakes – National

Grief-stricken families prayed Saturday at a Buddhist temple filled with children’s keepsakes, flowers and photos of the smiling toddlers who were slain as they napped on blankets at a day care center in northeastern Thailand. Coffins containing the 36 killed, 24 of them children and most of them preschoolers, were released Friday and placed inside Wat Rat Samakee and two other temples in the town nestled among rice paddies in one of Thailand’s poorest regions.Several mourners stayed at Wat Rat Samakee overnight in the tradition of keeping company for those who died young. Read more: At least 36 dead in mass shooting at Thailand daycare centre Read More At least 36 dead in mass shooting a...