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Thailand marks the Songkran festival with a water fight.

Thailand marks the Songkran festival with a water fight.

Thailand marked to the beginning of the Annual Songkran festival with a water fight on Thursday.

Revelers fought using water pistols and water bottles while locals and tourists celebrated together.

The three-day festival marks the beginning of the Buddhist New Year.

 The holiday falls at the hottest time of the year as temperatures sore to 40 Celsius and the water fight is a welcome way for people to cool off.