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Royal cremation for Thai king

A soldier salutes in front of the Royal Crematorium during a funeral for the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej near the Grand Palace in Bangkok. 


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A soldier salutes in front of the Royal Crematorium during a funeral for the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej near the Grand Palace in Bangkok. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A soldier salutes in front of the Royal Crematorium during a funeral for the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej near the Grand Palace in Bangkok. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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People react as a royal palanquin is carried by soldiers during a procession to transfer the royal relics and ashes of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej from the crematorium to the Grand Palace in Bangkok. 


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People react as a royal palanquin is carried by soldiers during a procession to transfer the royal relics and ashes of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej from the crematorium to the Grand Palace in Bangkok. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People react as a royal palanquin is carried by soldiers during a procession to transfer the royal relics and ashes of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej from the crematorium to the Grand Palace in Bangkok. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Royal urn of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej is transported on a ramp to Funeral Pyre during the Royal Cremation Ceremony near the Grand Palace in Bangkok. 


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Royal urn of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej is transported on a ramp to Funeral Pyre during the Royal Cremation Ceremony near the Grand Palace in Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Royal urn of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej is transported on a ramp to Funeral Pyre during the Royal Cremation Ceremony near the Grand Palace in Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Thai soldiers arrived to take part in a procession to tranfer the relics and royal ashes of Thailand's of late King Bhumibol from the crematorium to the Grand Palace in Bangkok. 


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Thai soldiers arrived to take part in a procession to tranfer the relics and royal ashes of Thailand's of late King Bhumibol from the crematorium to the Grand Palace in Bangkok. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Thai soldiers arrived to take part in a procession to tranfer the relics and royal ashes of Thailand's of late King Bhumibol from the crematorium to the Grand Palace in Bangkok. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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A royal palanquin is carried by soldiers during a procession to transfer the royal relics and ashes of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej from the crematorium to the Grand Palace in Bangkok. 


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A royal palanquin is carried by soldiers during a procession to transfer the royal relics and ashes of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej from the crematorium to the Grand Palace in Bangkok. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

A royal palanquin is carried by soldiers during a procession to transfer the royal relics and ashes of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej from the crematorium to the Grand Palace in Bangkok. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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People pray during a procession to transfer the royal relics and ashes of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej from the crematorium to the Grand Palace in Bangkok. 


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People pray during a procession to transfer the royal relics and ashes of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej from the crematorium to the Grand Palace in Bangkok. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People pray during a procession to transfer the royal relics and ashes of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej from the crematorium to the Grand Palace in Bangkok. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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A woman prays as she holds a portrait of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej before a procession to transfer his royal relics and ashes from the crematorium to the Grand Palace in Bangkok. 


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A woman prays as she holds a portrait of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej before a procession to transfer his royal relics and ashes from the crematorium to the Grand Palace in Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A woman prays as she holds a portrait of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej before a procession to transfer his royal relics and ashes from the crematorium to the Grand Palace in Bangkok. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Participants take part in the Royal Cremation ceremony of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Participants take part in the Royal Cremation ceremony of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Participants take part in the Royal Cremation ceremony of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn takes a part in the royal cremation procession of late King Bhumibol Adulyadej at the Grand Palace. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn takes a part in the royal cremation procession of late King Bhumibol Adulyadej at the Grand Palace. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn takes a part in the royal cremation procession of late King Bhumibol Adulyadej at the Grand Palace. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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People pray during a procession to transfer the royal relics and ashes of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej from the crematorium to the Grand Palace. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People pray during a procession to transfer the royal relics and ashes of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej from the crematorium to the Grand Palace. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

People pray during a procession to transfer the royal relics and ashes of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej from the crematorium to the Grand Palace. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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A royal palanquin is carried by soldiers during a procession to transfer the royal relics and ashes of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej from the crematorium to the Grand Palace. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A royal palanquin is carried by soldiers during a procession to transfer the royal relics and ashes of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej from the crematorium to the Grand Palace. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A royal palanquin is carried by soldiers during a procession to transfer the royal relics and ashes of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej from the crematorium to the Grand Palace. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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People sit next to a portrait of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej before a procession to transfer royal relics and ashes from the crematorium to the Grand Palace. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

People sit next to a portrait of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej before a procession to transfer royal relics and ashes from the crematorium to the Grand Palace. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

People sit next to a portrait of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej before a procession to transfer royal relics and ashes from the crematorium to the Grand Palace. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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A procession to transfer the relics and royal ashes of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej arrives at the Grand Palace after the cremation ceremony. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A procession to transfer the relics and royal ashes of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej arrives at the Grand Palace after the cremation ceremony. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A procession to transfer the relics and royal ashes of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej arrives at the Grand Palace after the cremation ceremony. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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A police officer and mourners react as Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn passes by during the royal cremation procession. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

A police officer and mourners react as Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn passes by during the royal cremation procession. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

A police officer and mourners react as Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn passes by during the royal cremation procession. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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The Great Victory Chariot carrying the royal urn of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej is pictured during the royal cremation ceremony. 

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The Great Victory Chariot carrying the royal urn of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej is pictured during the royal cremation ceremony. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

The Great Victory Chariot carrying the royal urn of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej is pictured during the royal cremation ceremony. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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The Royal Urn of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej is carried during the Royal Cremation ceremony. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

The Royal Urn of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej is carried during the Royal Cremation ceremony. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

The Royal Urn of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej is carried during the Royal Cremation ceremony. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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A detail of the Great Victory Chariot carrying the royal urn is seen during the funeral procession for Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej in Bangkok. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A detail of the Great Victory Chariot carrying the royal urn is seen during the funeral procession for Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej in Bangkok. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

A detail of the Great Victory Chariot carrying the royal urn is seen during the funeral procession for Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej in Bangkok. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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Mourners react as the Royal Urn of late King Bhumibol Adulyadej is carried by the Great Victory Chariot. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Mourners react as the Royal Urn of late King Bhumibol Adulyadej is carried by the Great Victory Chariot. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Mourners react as the Royal Urn of late King Bhumibol Adulyadej is carried by the Great Victory Chariot. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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The Great Victory Chariot is pulled during the funeral procession for Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej before the Royal Cremation Ceremony in front of the Grand Palace in Bangkok. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

The Great Victory Chariot is pulled during the funeral procession for Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej before the Royal Cremation Ceremony in front of the Grand Palace in Bangkok. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

The Great Victory Chariot is pulled during the funeral procession for Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej before the Royal Cremation Ceremony in front of the Grand Palace in Bangkok. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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A mourner wearing a hat decorated with a picture of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej during the Royal Cremation ceremony. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A mourner wearing a hat decorated with a picture of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej during the Royal Cremation ceremony. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A mourner wearing a hat decorated with a picture of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej during the Royal Cremation ceremony. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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The Royal Urn of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej is seen inside the Royal Crematorium site during the Symbolic Royal Cremation. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

The Royal Urn of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej is seen inside the Royal Crematorium site during the Symbolic Royal Cremation. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

The Royal Urn of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej is seen inside the Royal Crematorium site during the Symbolic Royal Cremation. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn takes a part in the royal cremation procession. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn takes a part in the royal cremation procession. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn takes a part in the royal cremation procession. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Mourners react as members of Thailand's royal family pass by during the royal cremation procession. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Mourners react as members of Thailand's royal family pass by during the royal cremation procession. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Mourners react as members of Thailand's royal family pass by during the royal cremation procession. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Thailand's Princesses Sirivannavari Nariratana and Bajrakitiyabha take a part in the royal cremation procession. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Thailand's Princesses Sirivannavari Nariratana and Bajrakitiyabha take a part in the royal cremation procession. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Thailand's Princesses Sirivannavari Nariratana and Bajrakitiyabha take a part in the royal cremation procession. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Participants take part in the Royal Cremation ceremony of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Participants take part in the Royal Cremation ceremony of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Participants take part in the Royal Cremation ceremony of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Royal guards take part in the Royal Cremation ceremony of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Royal guards take part in the Royal Cremation ceremony of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Royal guards take part in the Royal Cremation ceremony of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Mourners shield themselves from the sun as they wait for the Royal Cremation ceremony. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Mourners shield themselves from the sun as they wait for the Royal Cremation ceremony. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Mourners shield themselves from the sun as they wait for the Royal Cremation ceremony. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Royal Guards march with the royal cremation procession of late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Royal Guards march with the royal cremation procession of late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Royal Guards march with the royal cremation procession of late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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Mourners react as the Royal Urn of late King Bhumibol Adulyadej is carried by the Great Victory Chariot during a royal cremation procession. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Mourners react as the Royal Urn of late King Bhumibol Adulyadej is carried by the Great Victory Chariot during a royal cremation procession. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Mourners react as the Royal Urn of late King Bhumibol Adulyadej is carried by the Great Victory Chariot during a royal cremation procession. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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Royal Guards march with the royal cremation procession. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Royal Guards march with the royal cremation procession. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Royal Guards march with the royal cremation procession. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun
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People walk on a bridge after attending the funeral procession. REUTERS/Kerek Wongsa

People walk on a bridge after attending the funeral procession. REUTERS/Kerek Wongsa

People walk on a bridge after attending the funeral procession. REUTERS/Kerek Wongsa
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Drummers take a part in the royal cremation procession of late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Drummers take a part in the royal cremation procession of late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Drummers take a part in the royal cremation procession of late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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A mourner wearing a hat decorated with a picture of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
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A mourner wearing a hat decorated with a picture of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

A mourner wearing a hat decorated with a picture of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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Garlands decorate the Great Victory Chariot carrying the Royal Urn of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Garlands decorate the Great Victory Chariot carrying the Royal Urn of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Garlands decorate the Great Victory Chariot carrying the Royal Urn of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Thai soldiers pull the The Great Victory Chariot with the royal urn during the funeral procession. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Thai soldiers pull the The Great Victory Chariot with the royal urn during the funeral procession. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Thai soldiers pull the The Great Victory Chariot with the royal urn during the funeral procession. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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Mourners attend the funeral procession for Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Mourners attend the funeral procession for Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

Mourners attend the funeral procession for Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. REUTERS/Jorge Silva
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The Great Victory Chariot carrying the Royal Urn of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

The Great Victory Chariot carrying the Royal Urn of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

The Great Victory Chariot carrying the Royal Urn of Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Security personnel are deployed during a funeral procession. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Security personnel are deployed during a funeral procession. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Security personnel are deployed during a funeral procession. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Mourners shield themselves from the sun as they wait for the Royal Cremation ceremony. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Mourners shield themselves from the sun as they wait for the Royal Cremation ceremony. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Mourners shield themselves from the sun as they wait for the Royal Cremation ceremony. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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The Great Victory Royal Chariot is pulled by Thai army officials dressed in ancient uniforms in preparation for the Royal Cremation ceremony. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

The Great Victory Royal Chariot is pulled by Thai army officials dressed in ancient uniforms in preparation for the Royal Cremation ceremony. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

The Great Victory Royal Chariot is pulled by Thai army officials dressed in ancient uniforms in preparation for the Royal Cremation ceremony. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
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