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    German wielding knives and axe sparks panic in Phuket

    In a quiet corner of Phuket, chaos erupted as a German national brandished knives and an axe, leaving neighbours and authorities in fear for their lives. The drama unfolded in Soi Naya, Village No. 1, Rawai Subdistrict, Chalong District, where residents were left trembling in their homes. Police officers from Chalong Police Station rushed to the scene yesterday, April 5,…

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    Thai man’s arm severed outside liquor store after smoking dispute

    Two suspects embarked on a barbaric act of severing the arm of a Thai man after the victim warned the attackers against smoking cigarettes outside his liquor store in the Sriracha district of Chon Buri last night. The Sriracha Police Station received reports of the knife attack at the liquor store at around 8am yesterday, April 1. They met a…

  • Pattaya News

    Thai national arrested in Pattaya after attempted assault on officer

    A Thai national was apprehended in Pattaya in the small hours of this morning, following reports of his erratic behaviour and an attempted assault on a local officer. The incident was reported to the Pattaya City Special Affairs Radio Centre at six minutes past midnight, leading to the immediate dispatch of officers to the scene, located at the entrance of…

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    Homeless man critically injured in brutal knife attack in Pattaya

    In a shocking turn of events in Pattaya, a man was found critically injured following a brutal knife attack. The incident transpired in the wee hours of March 13, under the overpass near Motorway 7, Nongprue sub-district, Banglamung district, Chon Buri province. The news of the attack was relayed to Nongprue police, who, in collaboration with highway patrol and rescue…

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    Thai wife injured by fruit knife during heated argument with British husband

    A Thai woman was found with a serious hand injury sustained from a fruit knife in a condominium on Soi Wat Boonkanjanaram, near Jomtien Beach, Pattaya. Pattaya police and a rapid response unit responded to a distress call at 3am yesterday, January 30, stumbling upon a gruesome scene on the seventh floor: a 27 year old woman, identified as C,…

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    Knife-wielding Thai man sends tourist running for his life in Chon Buri

    A knife-wielding Thai man was caught on CCTV attempting to attack a tourist on Soi Na Jomtien 20 yesterday morning, January 19 in Chon Buri. The confrontation began with the tourist inquiring about the location of a beer shop from a local woman and her friends. The group offered to fetch the beer for him, but before the kind gesture…

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    Knife-wielding man invades Pattananikom School causing panic, quick thinking saves day

    A knife-wielding man stormed into Pattana Nikom School in the Pattana Nikom district, Satun province, causing panic among teachers and students. The knife-wielding man, later identified as 31 year old Narong (surname withheld), also brandished a slingshot, causing alarm as teachers and students were participating in a school clean-up. The quick thinking of school staff secured the premises, allowing everyone to…

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    Heroic Thai teacher thwarts armed intruder: Calls for improved school safety measures in Thailand

    A heroic teacher, who defended students and faculty from an armed intruder, has drawn praise from the government. Thawatchai Duangtham, a teaching assistant at Ban Nam Phu Hin Lat School in Chaiyaphum in northeast Thailand, bravely fought off an armed intruder, sustaining injuries to his hand and arm in the process. Deputy government spokesperson, Kaenika Unjit, commended his courage and…

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    Northeast Thailand: Knife-wielding man causes chaos at school in Khon Kaen

    A shocking incident occurred at a school in Khon Kaen when a mentally disturbed man wielding a knife chased teachers and students around the flagpole, leading to injuries. The man was later apprehended by the police. The incident took place at 8.30am, at Ban Namphu Hin Lat School in Khon Kaen, Chaiyaphum province. The man, identified as 37 year old…

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    South Korea: Cho Kyu-hyun from Super Junior injured by woman carrying knife

    A woman in her thirties stormed into the backstage area of a local theatre, wielding a knife and injuring Super Junior member Cho Kyu-hyun, yesterday in Seoul at around 4pm. The K-pop star was meeting other actors on the show when he sustained a cut on his finger during the altercation. The woman has since been apprehended. Local police are…

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    Burmese man shot dead by Thai police in Prachuap Khiri Khan after knife attack

    A tragic incident unfolded today in the Kui Buri district of Prachuap Khiri Khan province when a 30 year old Burmese man was shot dead by local police. The man, reportedly suffering from a mental breakdown, had threatened villagers with a knife, leading to a police intervention that resulted in his death. Upon receiving the report of Ao Ko’s erratic…

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    Teenager loses finger in violent gang clash at Pattaya skatepark

    Chaos ensued in the early hours of the morning today, at a Pattaya skatepark near Laem Bali Hai whre a violent encounter between two youth gangs led to a teenager losing his finger and two others suffering injuries. The incident, taking place around 4am, sparked panic among tourists who were spending their time near the skatepark at Bali Hai Pier, Pattaya.…

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    Temple rampage: Knife-wielding man threatens novices, injures officer

    A 39 year old man went on a temple rampage wielding a knife and threatening to attack three novices. Upon receiving the report, a team of voluntary police officers rushed to the scene, with one officer sustaining injuries in the process. Upon reaching the temple rampage scene, located at Wat Pa Somanat Santayaram in Nong Khon Kwang, a 63 year…

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    Thai nationals warned to exercise caution in South Korea amidst surge in knife attacks

    Thai nationals are being warned to remain vigilant in South Korea after a gruesome string of copycat knife attacks, marking an ominous rise in violence. This fear-inducing outbreak of violence saw its most recent attacks claim two lives and severely injure many others. The Thai embassy in the South Korean capital of Seoul issued an advisory for Thai nationals travelling…

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    Violent pre-Founder’s Day clash leaves three students injured in Bangkok

    A notorious group of students yesterday initiated a pre-Founder’s Day violence spree in a neighbourhood of Bangkok. The attack targeted another group involving explosives, knives and firearms. Reportedly, three individuals were injured, prompting the police to inspect CCTV footage. Initial findings reveal that the rival group too was armed similarly. Captain Atit Simcharoen, Station Head of Samrong Nua Police Station,…

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    Thai man attacks friend with knife over pawned mobile phone dispute in East Thailand

    The quiet community of Sri Racha was shaken when a resident took drastic action after a supposed denial of access to his mobile phone. A man yesterday reportedly launched a severe attack on his friend with a knife after he refused to give him a pawned mobile phone. The violent episode unfolded at Pruksachat Villa 2 Village, a peaceful neighbourhood…

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    Cigarette brand mockery leads to knife attack in Samut Prakan

    A heated dispute escalated into a knife attack last night, involving two men in the Bang Sao Thong district, Samut Prakan province, following a jest about a brand of cigarettes. The police arrived at the scene following the incident. The instigator, identified only as 37 year old Tadphon, was found with a nearly 10-centimetre long knife wound to his head.…

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    Topless man with a Thai tiger tattoo escapes knife attack, turning quiet neighbourhood into chaos

    A bare-chested 60 year old man, sporting a traditional Thai tiger tattoo, yesterday survived a knife attack after becoming embroiled in a domestic argument with a friend and his wife, causing chaos in the quiet Samut Prakan neighbourhood. Officers from Samrong Police Station in Samut Prakan province rushed to the spot upon receiving news of a violent dispute that resulted…

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    Foreign man severely injured in Pattaya knife attack

    Another late-night violent incident kicked off in the seaside island resort of Pattaya. A foreign man was brutally attacked with a knife and left with severe injuries in the city late last night, according to local authorities. An investigator with Pattaya Police, Police Lieutenant Colonel Thatsak Jiratikulchai, stated that the attack took place in Soi Jomtien 13 in tambon Nong…

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    Pattaya bottle collector slashed by stranger during a drinking session

    A 48 year old bottle collector in Pattaya was attacked with a knife by an unknown man who had previously asked to join him for a drink. The incident occurred yesterday at 10.30pm, May 24, and was reported to Sawang Boriboon rescuers. The rescuers found the injured man, Banyat Pholdee, with a deep wound in his back caused by a…

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    14 teens arrested after woman killed in knife attack

    Police officers arrested 14 teenage boys after one of them allegedly murdered a female motorcycle rider on a road in Nakhon Sawan, in the central part of Thailand, on Saturday night. Officers from Paisaree Police Station managed to arrest the teenage gang after they fled the scene separately on March 18. The students, aged 16 to 17, go to a…

  • Pattaya News

    Pattaya man says friends attacked him with a knife

    A young Pattaya man says his friends attacked him with a knife. The man, 27 year old Comephee Thungkhun, said the group came to his house in Nong Prue on Sunday night. Comephee said the attackers bludgeoned him with a stick and slit his forehead with a knife. Comephee’s mother told police her son was yelling for help before he…

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    Chon Buri man attacks beachgoer with knife

    A Chon Buri man attacked a beachgoer with a knife in the Sri Racha district on Monday night. The attacker pulled up in a white pickup truck, and suddenly jumped out and cut the victim’s elbow with a knife, according to the victim. The incident happened at an early Loy Krathong site on Ban Laem Chabang Beach. After cutting the…

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    Bangkok taxi driver arrested a 7th time for random knife attacks

    A motorbike taxi driver in Bangkok was arrested for criminal damage, again, with the police claiming it was due to their favourite new scapegoat, marijuana. He was taken into custody yesterday along with his Honda Wave motorbike, a 60 centimetre piece of wood, and a 16 centimetre long Sparta knife, both of which the taxi driver had been wielding in…

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    Homeless man allegedly stabs Japanese man in Bangkok’s Nana area

    Police officers arrested a Thai man for stabbing a Japanese expat in Bangkok’s Nana area on Sukhumvit Soi 13. Reports say the suspect ran down to Soi 19 with a bloody knife still in his hand. An officer shot him with a stun gun before detaining him. On Saturday, the man allegedly stabbed the 36 year old Japanese businessman in…

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    Fundraiser for survivor, funeral for victim of the attack on 2 British men

    After a shocking stabbing attack in Kanchanaburi that left one British man dead and another severely wounded, an online fundraiser has begun to help pay the medical costs of the survivor. After being stabbed and left in critical condition, 55 year old Shaun Dagnan is still recovering from his wounds. A crowdfunding campaign has been created on JustGiving to raise…

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    Stabbing attack in Kanchanaburi leaves 1 British man dead, 1 injured

    Police are looking for a suspect in an attack and stabbing of 2 British men in Kanchanaburi that killed one and seriously injured the other. The attack took place early this morning at 3:55 am in front of a house in the Muang district of the western province of Thailand. Police, tourist police, and forensic officers led by the chief…

  • Pattaya News

    Crazed knife-wielding man arrested in Pattaya while threatening others

    An unnamed Thai man has been arrested on Pattaya’s Beach Road and charged with causing a public disturbance after wielding a large knife and attempting to cut his own throat while threatening bystanders. The man was shirtless and rambling incoherently, with drugs or alcohol suspected to be involved. The Pattaya News reports that the man stole the knife from a…

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    Man slashes Pattaya shop owner with knife after being refused alcohol on credit

    A man has been arrested after allegedly using a knife to attack a Pattaya shop owner who refused to provide him with alcohol on credit. Police in the Banglamung district were called to the premises in Soi Chaiyapruek 2, according to a report in The Pattaya News. There, they found shop owner, 24 year old Mr Surachai, with knife wounds…

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    German national stabbed to death in central Thailand

    A 60 year old German man, who worked as an English teacher, has been found stabbed to death at his home in the central province of Prachan Buri. The Bangkok Post reports that the man’s body was discovered by his ex-wife, 45 year old Sriwan Khunmak. He has been named in Thai media as Wilhelm Klaus. It’s understood that he…

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    Buriram police officer injured as knife-wielding man has meltdown

    A former convict went into meltdown yesterday, screaming and brandishing a knife as he made his way around an apartment building Buriram, north-eastern Thailand. Thai Residents reports that the building’s residents alerted police when they spotted a clearly deranged man screaming and swinging a knife like a samurai sword. Police officers arrived and discovered the man wandering around on the second…

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    Serial thief who robbed Russian couple at knifepoint in Pattaya re-arrested

    Police in Pattaya have re-arrested a thief who was involved in a robbery and knife attack on a Russian couple five years ago. A team of Pattaya City Police arrested 29 year old Thai national “Manat” yesterday afternoon. Another Thai man, 60 year old Niphon Meechaiyo, was also arrested for buying stolen items and allegedly fencing them. Police seized six…