In a killing spree in Thailand, a soldier killed at least 20 people and injured 31 others on Saturday. The Thai health minister Anutin Charnvirakul (53) said. The attack occurred in the city of Khorat, also known as Nakhon Ratchasima.
Loud “Bangkok Post“The gunman is said to have fired at his military commander and two other people only at a military base. Then he escaped in a military car and shot civilians at the Terminal 21 shopping center.
The “Bangkok Post” has already identified the alleged killer: It is said to be a man named Jakrapanth Thomma (32). The spokesman for the Thai defense minister confirmed this.
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It is unclear whether the perpetrator was caught – a few hours after the killing spree, the health minister made no statements. The shopping mall was cordoned off and cleared, as a special police unit told Twitter.