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27 people, including the shooter, were killed in a shooting in the Thai city of Nakhon Ratchasima (Korat), reports Reuters referring to the Prime Minister, General prayuth Chan-OCHA. According to the Prime Minister, 57 people were injured.
“According to updated figures, killed 27 people, including special forces soldiers, civilians, and the perpetrator. Injured 57 people, 45 of them have already been discharged from hospitals and returned home”, – said the Prime Minister.
According to preliminary data of the authorities, a soldier opened fire because of personal problems associated with deception when selling a home. According to prayuth Chan-OCHA, between the shooter and his colleagues had a conflict.
“the army Command will sort out the details of the conflict to understand, how could this conflict to happen such a tragedy,” added the Prime Minister.
8 Feb 32-year-old soldier of the Thai army corporal Chakrapani Thomma shot his commanding officer and two people in a military camp, and then escaped, stole a car. During the movement he fired at civilians, and captured and then Terminal 21 shopping Mall with visitors.
Later, the special forces began the assault, in which between the offender and the security forces gunfire. Media reported that two commandos were wounded, one of them fatal. Soldier eliminated. According to official data, from the shopping center was evacuated about a thousand people.
According to the Russian Embassy in Thailand, Russians in the shooting were not injured.
the Shooter from Thailand liquidated by the police
Soldier in Thailand staged a shooting in the North-East of the country