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  • Crime

    PM Prayut declares war on drugs to prevent mass shootings in Thailand

    Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha declared a war on drugs and a clampdown on gun control laws after a massacre at a daycare centre in northeast Thailand sparked urgent calls for change on Thursday. A former police sergeant facing trial for drug charges murdered 37 people – including 24 children under six years old – at a daycare centre in…

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    How to donate to families of victims of daycare centre massacre in Thailand

    The Thai government has opened a channel for the public to donate money to families impacted by the massacre of 37 people, mostly young children, at a daycare centre in Nong Bua Lamphu province, northeast Thailand, last Thursday. If you would like to donate to the injured or the families of those who lost their lives, you can transfer your…

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    Thailand News Today | No drugs detected in system of daycare center killer

    1. Thailand lowers flags to half-mast to mourn daycare centre massacre victims Prime Minister of Thailand Prayut Chan-o-cha asks government agencies nationwide to fly their Thai flags at half-mast today to mourn the victims of the tragic daycare centre massacre in Nong Bua Lamphu province yesterday. The spokesperson for the PM’s office, Anucha Burachaisri, said the prime minister was deeply…

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    No Buddhist temples willing to cremate body of daycare centre killer

    No Buddhist temples are willing to cremate the body of the man who massacred 37 people, mostly young children, at a daycare centre yesterday in Nong Bua Lamphu province in northeast Thailand, according to independent Thai journalist Sorayuth Suthassanachinda. At present, the mass murderer’s body is sitting inside an ambulance as “no temples are willing to conduct religious ceremonies because…

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    Four children survive daycare centre massacre in northeast Thailand

    Despite widespread coverage in Thai media that only one child survived the brutal massacre at a daycare centre in Nong Bua Lamphu in northeast Thailand yesterday, reports identify four child survivors of the gun and knife rampage. Yesterday, a former policeman killed 37 people in total including 24 children under six years old while they were taking an afternoon nap…

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    Thailand lowers flags to half-mast to mourn daycare centre massacre victims

    Prime Minister of Thailand Prayut Chan-o-cha asks government agencies nationwide to fly their Thai flags at half-mast today to mourn the victims of the tragic daycare centre massacre in Nong Bua Lamphu province yesterday. The spokesperson for the PM’s office, Anucha Burachaisri, said the prime minister was deeply saddened by the news yesterday. He requested that state agencies raise flags…

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    King, Queen and PM Prayut to visit mass shooting victims in northeast Thailand

    Today, H.M. King Maha Vajiralongkorn, H.M. Queen Suthida and Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha will travel to Nong Bua Lamphu province, northeast Thailand, to visit injured victims in hospital and to offer support to the families of those who lost their lives in yesterday’s tragic daycare centre massacre. The gunman killed 37 people in total, most of them young children under…

  • Crime

    Thailand daycare centre massacre: Death toll rises to 37

    The death toll of the massacre at a daycare centre in Nong Bua Lamphu province, northeast Thailand, yesterday has risen to 37 after another victim died from their injuries in hospital. Including the attacker, who fatally shot himself, 38 people were killed in total. He killed 24 young children, including 21 boys and three girls. At 12.50pm, 34 year old former policeman…

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    Mass shooting in Thailand 37 killed | GMT

      Mass shooting in Thailand 37 killed 37 people were killed in an attack on a daycare centre on Thursday by a former police officer who was equipped with a rifle and a knife. According to Thai police, the shooter, known as Panya Kamrab, 34, later shot his wife and kid inside their home before killing himself. In the town…

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    A sickening scene as little ones massacred while sleeping at Thai nursery

    A sickening scene around a northeastern Thai nursery school has sent shockwaves around the world. While the little ones slept peacefully, a crazed former policeman took aim at their vulnerable bodies. As mass shootings seem more like something you would see in America, the news of the rampage in Thailand has shaken residents to their core. The gunman, a former…

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    Thailand News Today | 36 dead in a mass shooting at a nursery in northeast Thailand

      36 dead in a mass shooting at a nursery in northeast Thailand Mass shooting at a childcare centre in Thailand’s northeastern province of Nong Bua Lam Phu. Initial reports indicate that 30 people were killed, mostly children. The perpetrator is 34-year-old Panya Khamrap, who is a former policeman. He was fired from the force last year. The culprit escaped…

  • Crime

    Mass shooting in Thailand: 36 dead, including 24 children, 12 injured

    The death toll of the mass shooting at a nursery in Nong Bua Lamphu province, northeast Thailand, this afternoon is 36 in total, including 12 adults and 24 children. The gunman opened fire at a nursery in Na Klang district where most of the victims were shot. He fled in a pickup truck and shot more victims from inside the…

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    Nong Bua Lamphu Hospital needs urgent blood donations after mass shooting

    Nong Bua Lamphu hospital urgently needs blood donations following the mass shooting at a nursery in the province this afternoon. The hospital posted on Facebook requesting urgent help from people of all blood groups. People can donate on the second floor of the diagnostic building at Nong Bua Lamphu Hospital. The culprit, a former policeman, shot dead 34 people in…

  • Crime

    BREAKING: Nursery mass shooter shoots dead wife and child before killing himself

    UPDATE The man who killed at least 32 people in a mass shooting at a nursery in Nong Bua Lamphu province today shot dead his wife and son before fatally shooting himself. ORIGINAL STORY A man shot dead at least 32 people, mostly young children, at a nursery in Na Klang district, Nong Bua Lamphu province, northeast Thailand, this afternoon.…

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    BREAKING: at least 32 dead in massacre at daycare centre in northeast Thailand

    This story has been updated. A man killed at least 32 people, mostly young children, in a gun and knife attack at a daycare centre in Nong Bua Lamphu province in northeast Thailand this afternoon. Many more are injured. The perpetrator escaped and police are attempting to track him down. Police identified the attacker as 34 year old Panya Khamrap,…

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    ‘It’s God’s Will’ says Thai gunman after Chiang Rai mass shooting

    A drug-crazed killer gunned down three locals, including a 4 year old girl, and injured two in a mass shooting in the Baan Pa Kia Community in the northern province of Chiang Rai yesterday. Several cats and dogs were also killed in the crossfire. The drunken gunman told the police, “It’s God’s will.” The murderer, reportedly called Anucha Jabo, high…

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    Suspect caught in mass shooting at American Independence Day celebration

    Yesterday was the 4th of July, American Independence Day, but in Chicago’s Highland Park suburb, celebrations were marred by an all-too-familiar American phenomenon: a mass shooting. Police have now taken a suspect into custody for an attack on a 4th of July parade where a man opened fire with a high-powered rifle, killing 6 people and injuring at least 36…

  • World

    Shooting in Oklahoma kills 4

    After a school shooting in Texas rocked global headlines last week and destroyed the lives of the victim’s families in Uvalde, Texas, there’s been another shooting in the neighbouring state of Oklahoma in the US. The shooter shot and killed 4 people in a medical building on a hospital campus in Tulsa yesterday before shooting himself dead. Tulsa Police Department…

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    19 children, 2 teachers killed as gunman opens fire at primary school in Texas

    The death toll in this tragic mass shooting may rise. We will update the story through the day. 19 young children and 2 teachers have been shot dead at another school shooting in the US, this time at a primary school in the state of Texas. According to an AFP report, an 18 year old gunman entered the school, in…

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    Second US shooting in 2 days leaves 1 dead and 4 seriously injured in California

    A shooting at a church around 70 kilometres outside Los Angeles, California, has left 1 person dead and 4 critically injured. It comes just a day after a man opened fire and gunned down 10 people at a supermarket in New York state. According to media reports, the second US mass shooting in as many days took place at the…

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    A year after Thailand’s deadliest mass shooting a victim still gets medical treatment

    A year after the deadliest mass shooting in Thailand, where a Royal Thai Army soldier shot and killed 31 people and injured 58, a victim is still being treated. Along with regular doctors appointments and weekly rehabilitation sessions, 27 year old Jirattikarn Nobthai has an upcoming operation to treat his wounds from the shooting last year. The gunman, 32 year…

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    Retiring army chief failed to fulfil promises of military reform after Korat mass shooting, critic says

    The retiring Thailand army chief vowed to reform the military’s business operations after the February 8 mass shooting in Nakhon Ratchasima where an armed soldier shot and killed 30 people and injured 57 others. He failed to fulfil his promise, according to co-founder of the Progressive Movement and a staunch critic of the army Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit. The gunman shot and…