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Thailand Horror: At least 23 children killed in mass shooting at daycare centre

Many children and adults were killed in the shooting in Na Klang district in the country`s Nong Bua Lamphu province. The suspect who fled the crime scene reportedly shot himself

  • At least 32 people were killed in a mass shooting at a nursery in northeast Thailand
  • Many children and adults were killed in the shooting in Na Klang district in the country`s Nong Bua Lamphu province
  • The gunman was reportedly a former police officer and a hunt was underway for him

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Thailand Horror: At least 23 children killed in mass shooting at daycare centre

Bangkok: At least 32 people were killed in a mass shooting at a nursery in northeast Thailand, local media reported on Thursday. Many children and adults were killed in the shooting in Na Klang district in the country`s Nong Bua Lamphu province.

Police said that the gunman was a former police officer and a hunt was underway for him, according to media reports.

"Follow up Mr Panya Khamrab, 34, the assailant in the shooting at the child`s center. Uthai Sawan Subdistrict, Na Klang District, Nong Bua Lamphu Province. Observe the vehicle used by the culprit, a white Toyota Vigo pickup truck, license plate registration 6 Kor 6499, Bangkok," Thailand`s Central Investigation Police (CIP) said in a Facebook post.

The suspect who fled the crime scene reportedly shot himself. A local publication said Panya was fired from his position in the police force in 2021 for failing a drug test.

More details are awaited.

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