• AP PHOTOS: Bali holds mass cremation for over 100 deceased

    16 days ago - By Bésame

    PADANGBAI, Indonesia - Hundreds of people wearing white shirts and traditional clothes gathered along the coast of Padangbai port on the Indonesian resort island of Bali for a mass cremation ceremony taking place in their village for the first time.
    Families in Padangbai are sending off 117 deceased. They were previously buried in a public cemetery, not far from the cremation site.
    Cremation is usually held by individual families, but the mass ceremony eases the burden of cost. Some families waited for more than five years for the cremation.
    The Hindu rites on Friday started in the morning...
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