Happy Songkran? Motorists Pelted With Urine, Raw Fish, Motor Oil

 Happy Songkran? Motorists Pelted With Urine, Raw Fish, Motor Oil

Thais celebrate their New Year with the Songkran festival. Originally, this involved sprinkling a small amount of water on ones elders as a token of respect but these days you’re more likely to be confronted with buckets and a collection of high powered water guns as everyone joins in up to five days of soaking fun.




CHONBURI — Local police said Thursday they were searching for a group of youths who were seen tossing bags filled with urine and other foul fluids at passing motorcycles and cars.

After the Facebook page Saha Group-Laem Chabang posted photos of youths chucking bags of urine, rotten eggs, fish sauce, pla-raa and motor oil Thursday early morning, Chonburi motorists redirected their travel routes to avoid the Liap Chai Fung Bridge for fear of being soaked in grime.

Full story: khaosodenglish.com

By Asaree Thaitrakulpanich



TN

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