August 18, 2016

Heavy police presence in Mandalay Thingyan celebrations

Heavy police presence seen in Mandalay Thingyan celebrations . Photo: Aung Thant Khaing

The water festival came to a successful and peaceful conclusion in Mandalay Region yesterday, according to local police forces.
Some 2,700 security troops were placed on full alert in the five-day festival to ensure that the people enjoyed the festival in a peaceful manner.
The presence of traffic
police lessened traffic
congestion and reduced accidents to a great degree, with a police officer on duty saying that social organisations had their ambulances ready for emergency use.
The country celebrated Water Festival from 12 to 16 April.


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