Today in Pictures, April 1, 2019

Baby elephants trapped in a mud hole in Thailand, cherry blossom trees bloom in Washington, DC, US, and other pictures from around the world in Today in Pictures.

Thai rangers standing next to baby elephants trapped in a mud hole at Thap Lan National Park in Nakhon Ratchasima province, Thailand, March 28, 2019. PHOTO: THE DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL PARKS WILDLIFE AND PLANT CONSERVATION VIA REUTERS
Visitors walk around the Tidal Basin viewing Yoshino cherry blossom trees as they approach peak bloom in Washington, DC, March 31, 2019. PHOTO: EPA-EFE
A sea of colours swept through the banks of the Singapore River on March 31, 2019, as more than 200 women of 42 nationalities decked in saris gathered in front of the statue of Sir Stamford Raffles. PHOTO: THE STRAITS TIMES/NG SOR LUAN
A Palestinian demonstrator holds a ring of fire during clashes with Israeli forces at a protest marking Land Day, near the Jewish settlement of Beit El, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, March 30, 2019. PHOTO: REUTERS
Relatives of Bilal al-Najjar, 17, mourn during his funeral in Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip on March 31, 2019. PHOTO: AFP
Star Wars enthusiasts huddle with their lightsabers after participating in Earth Hour at Taguig City, Philippines, March 30, 2019. PHOTO: REUTERS
A plastic Garfield telephone on the beach on March 30, 2019, in Le Conquet, western France. For more than 30 years, plastic phones in the shape of the famous cat have been washing up on French beaches. The mystery is now solved: A shipping container which washed up during a storm in the 1980s, was found in a hidden sea cave. PHOTO: AFP
Nick Ward (No. 44) and Kenny Goins (No. 25) of the Michigan State Spartans celebrate their teams 68-67 win over the Duke Blue Devils in the East Regional game of the 2019 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Capital One Arena on March 31, 2019, in Washington, DC. PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES/AFP
Crews gather at the start of the Head of the River Race, an annual rowing race dating back to 1926 where several hundred British and international rowing crews compete to be the fastest over a 6.8km course along the River Thames in London, Britain, March 30, 2019. PHOTO: REUTERS
Italian motorcycle racer Stefano Manzi rolls after falling from his MV Agusta during the Argentina Grand Prix Moto3 race at the Termas de Rio Hondo circuit in Santiago del Estero, Argentina, on March 31, 2019. PHOTO: AFP

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