AP Week in Pictures: Asia

Oct 13, 2022, 5:51 AM | Updated: Oct 14, 2022, 1:48 am
Parents of a child killed attack grieve as the staff changes the child's clothes in the coffin at W...

Parents of a child killed attack grieve as the staff changes the child's clothes in the coffin at Wat Rat Samakee temple in the rural town of Uthai Sawan, north eastern Thailand, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022. A former police officer burst into a day care center in northeastern Thailand on Thursday, killing dozens of preschoolers and teachers before shooting more people as he fled. (AP Photo/Wason Wanichakorn)

(AP Photo/Wason Wanichakorn)

              A vendor wearing a face mask takes a nap inside a newsstand selling newspapers in Beijing, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              The military honor guard perform during the National Day celebrations in front of the Presidential Building in Taipei, Taiwan, Monday, Oct. 10, 2022. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)
            
              Relatives pay their respect for the victims of the Bali bombings during the commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the attack that killed 202 people, mostly foreign tourists, including 88 Australians and seven Americans, at the Australian Consulate in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022. Services were held simultaneously in several places in Australia and at Bali's Australian Consulate in the city of Denpasar, where Australian survivors and relatives of the deceased were among the 200 in attendance to pay tribute to their loved ones who died in the most popular tourist area on the island two decades ago. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati, Pool)
            
              A woman wearing a face mask walks by communist symbol of a stars on display outside a restaurant in Beijing, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022. Chinese cities are imposing fresh lockdowns and travel restrictions as the number of daily COVID-19 cases tripled during a weeklong holiday and ahead of a major Communist Party meeting in Beijing next week. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              A mahout waits for tourists before the start of elephant safari for tourists in the Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, on the outskirts of Guwahati, northeastern Assam state, India, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. The wildlife sanctuary, which is known for its Indian one-horned rhino population, reopened for tourists Tuesday after being closed during the rainy season. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)
            
              A married Hindu woman looks at the moon through a sieve as part of a ritual to break her fast during Karva Chauth festival in Jammu, India, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022. Hindu married women decorate their hands with henna, wear colorful bangles and observe a fast to pray for the longevity and well being of their husbands during this festival. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)
            
              Funeral pyres cremate those who died in the day care center attack at Wat Rat Samakee temple in Uthai Sawan, northeastern Thailand, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. A former police officer burst into a day care center in northeastern Thailand on Thursday, killing dozens of preschoolers and teachers before shooting more people as he fled. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              Seksan Sriraj, 28, grieves during a ceremony for those killed in the attack on the Young Children's Development Center in the rural town of Uthai Sawan, north eastern Thailand, Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. Seksan lost his pregnant wife who was a teacher at the day care center when it was attacked by a former policeman Thursday. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
            
              Visitors pay their respects at a memorial for the victims of a mass killing attack outside Wat Rat Samakee temple in Uthai Sawan, north eastern Thailand, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022. A former police officer burst into a day care center in northeastern Thailand on Thursday, killing dozens of preschoolers and teachers before shooting more people as he fled. (AP Photo/Wason Wanichakorn)
            
              Parents of a child killed attack grieve as the staff changes the child's clothes in the coffin at Wat Rat Samakee temple in the rural town of Uthai Sawan, north eastern Thailand, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022. A former police officer burst into a day care center in northeastern Thailand on Thursday, killing dozens of preschoolers and teachers before shooting more people as he fled. (AP Photo/Wason Wanichakorn)

Oct. 7-13, 2022

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