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Thailand: Army storms shopping centre as deadly shooting continues

Thailand, Nakhon Ratchasima
February 09, 2020 at 01:30 GMT +00:00 · Published

Thai soldiers repeatedly attempted to storm the Terminal 21 mall shopping centre in Nakhon Ratchasima, which was the scene of a deadly mass shooting on Saturday evening.

The attacker, a soldier who killed 20 people and wounded dozens, has reportedly failed to escape after setting a gas tank on fire in the mall parking lot, and is still inside the mall.

Footage shows hostages being rescued and treated by medics while police and soldiers attempt to secure the area. Various gunshots can be repeatedly heard.

The suspect reportedly stole a gun, ammunition and an army vehicle from a military camp before opening fire at a Buddhist temple and in the shopping area. He also posted photos and video in full tactical gear as the mass shooting was carried out.

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Thai soldiers repeatedly attempted to storm the Terminal 21 mall shopping centre in Nakhon Ratchasima, which was the scene of a deadly mass shooting on Saturday evening.

The attacker, a soldier who killed 20 people and wounded dozens, has reportedly failed to escape after setting a gas tank on fire in the mall parking lot, and is still inside the mall.

Footage shows hostages being rescued and treated by medics while police and soldiers attempt to secure the area. Various gunshots can be repeatedly heard.

The suspect reportedly stole a gun, ammunition and an army vehicle from a military camp before opening fire at a Buddhist temple and in the shopping area. He also posted photos and video in full tactical gear as the mass shooting was carried out.

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