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Everything shut down in Kathmandu due to the Royal family massacre. The streets were tense and deserted all day; people boarded up their homes and shops to avoid riot damage. We attended the funeral procession and watched the bodies carried openly on funeral pyres. The Princess's face looked lifelike; her eyes stared at us as her body was carried by.
The King's funeral pyre.
A huge mob followed the funeral procession. The mob pushed us aside and pressed us into the street walls as they passed, chanting slogans against the prime minister and the government.
The Princess's face looked alive as she lay on her funeral mat.