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Thais mourn as royal cremation of late Princess Bejaratana begins

BANGKOK, April 9 – The Royal Cremation Ceremony of Her Royal Highness Princess Bejaratana Rajasuda Sirisobhabannavadi, the only child of King Rama VI, began early Monday as the royal urn was moved from Dusit Maha Prasat Throne Hall in the Grand Palace to the specially-built Royal Crematorium at Sanam Luang.

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn presided over the ceremony in the morning as thousands of black-clad Thais waited along the streets where the procession was scheduled to pass to pay their last respects to the late princess.

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