A soldier in Thailand opened fire and killed at least 12 people in a popular city just north of Bangkok.
The victims are other soldiers and people at a Buddhist temple and a shopping center in Nakhon Ratchasima. Between victims his commander it’s too. Part of the shooting was live-streamed on Facebook. Jakapanth Thommas also posted a selfie of himself holding a firearm with the caption “so tired.” Authorities are still searching for the suspect, 32 old, who remains at large. He stealed the gun , ammunition and a car from a military camp. Is said he remained close to a shopping center. Footage circulating online showed panicked scenes, with people fleeing and what appeared to be the sound of automatic gunfire.
Thommas wrote on his Facebook page earlier in the day that "Death is inevitable for everyone." A wanted poster was placed on the Facebook page of police. Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha is following developments and expressed condolences to the families of those killed. The public health minister has put out an appeal for people to donate blood at hospitals in the area. Thai army chief Apirat Kongsompong issued an order for local army commanders to rush to the scene and investigate.
The suspect killed at least 21 and injured other 42 people. He was fatally shot.