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Saturday 17 November 2018

Gallery: Thai elite turn out for Leicester City owner's funeral

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In this photo issued by King Power, the royal urn with the remains of Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha is displayed at a Buddhist temple next to his portrait during his funeral in Bangkok, Thailand, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018. An elaborate funeral began Saturday for Thai billionaire and Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, who died last week when his helicopter crashed in a parking lot next to the English Premier League club's stadium. (King Power via AP)
In this photo issued by King Power, the royal urn with the remains of Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha is displayed at a Buddhist temple next to his portrait during his funeral in Bangkok, Thailand, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018. An elaborate funeral began Saturday for Thai billionaire and Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, who died last week when his helicopter crashed in a parking lot next to the English Premier League club's stadium. (King Power via AP)
A security officer moves a barrier outside a Buddhist temple ahead of the funeral rituals of Vichai Srivaddanaprabha in Bangkok, Thailand, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018. An elaborate funeral began Saturday for Thai billionaire and Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, who died last week when his helicopter crashed in a parking lot next to the English Premier League club's stadium. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha and Aimon Srivaddhanaprabha, son and wife of Leicester City's owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha are pictured during his funeral at Wat Thepsirin in Bangkok, Thailand, November 3, 2018.
A vehicle carrying the body of of Leicester City owner Thai businessman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha arrives at Wat Thep Sirin Temple ahead of his funeral in Bangkok, Thailand November 2, 2018. Picture taken November 2, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVE.
A woman carries a portrait of Nusara Suknamai, former Miss Thailand and member of the staff of Leicester City owner Thai businessman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, during her funeral, in Pathum Thani province outside Bangkok, Thailand November 3, 2018. REUTERS/Cory Wright
In this photo issued by King Power, deputy prime minister of Thailand, Gen. Prawit Wongsuwan, center, participates in the Buddhist funeral rituals of Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha in Bangkok, Thailand, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018. An elaborate funeral began Saturday for Thai billionaire and Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, who died last week when his helicopter crashed in a parking lot next to the English Premier League club's stadium. (King Power via AP)
Soccer Football - Leicester City mourn and honour the victims of the helicopter crash - King Power Stadium, Leicester, Britain - October 31, 2018 Leicester City's Marc Albrighton views tributes after the club's owner Thai businessman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, and four other people died when their helicopter crashed as it left the ground after the match on Saturday Action Images via Reuters/Peter Cziborra/File Photo
A portrait of Nusara Suknamai, former Miss Thailand and member of the staff of Leicester City owner Thai businessman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, is seen at a temple during her funeral, in Pathum Thani province outside Bangkok, Thailand November 3, 2018. REUTERS/Cory Wright
Friends and relatives of Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha arrive for his funeral at a Buddhist temple in Bangkok, Thailand, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018. An elaborate funeral began Saturday for Thai billionaire and Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, who died last week when his helicopter crashed in a parking lot next to the English Premier League club's stadium. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
Somrueng Suknamai, the mother of Nusara Suknamai, former Miss Thailand and member of the staff of Leicester City owner Thai businessman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, is comforted by relatives during her daughter's funeral, in Pathum Thani province outside Bangkok, Thailand November 3, 2018. REUTERS/Cory Wright
A man carries a portrait of Nusara Suknamai, former Miss Thailand and member of the staff of Leicester City owner Thai businessman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, during her funeral, in Pathum Thani province outside Bangkok, Thailand November 3, 2018. REUTERS/Cory Wright
Deputy prime minister of Thailand, Gen. Prawit Wongsuwan, center, arrives for the funeral of Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha at a Buddhist temple in Bangkok, Thailand, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018. An elaborate funeral began Saturday for Thai billionaire and Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, who died last week when his helicopter crashed in a parking lot next to the English Premier League club's stadium. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)

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