Locals set off fire crackers to celebrate New Year at Buddhist temple in southern Thailand

Footage shows locals setting off fire crackers in a concrete hut to celebrate the New Year at a Buddhist temple in southern Thailand on January 1, 2022.

Residents visited the Prince of Chumphon shrine in coastal province Chumphon where they gave donations, lit candles and set off firecrackers while wishing for good luck in the year ahead.

The fire crackers are put in a concrete hut and set alight as devotees believe it will ward off misfortune and bring good luck.