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Thailand day-care shooting: 34 children killed; Gunman then kills family, self

There has been a shooting incident at a children's day-care center in Thailand, in which 31 have been reported dead. It is being told that the former police officer has opened fire. The attacker is still out of custody. Most of the dead are children.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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Bangkok: In yet another tragic incident, There has been an incident of shooting at a children’s day-care center in Thailand, in which at least 30 people have been reported dead. It is being told that the former police officer has opened fire. The attacker is still out of custody. Most of the dead are children. The people of Thailand are in panic due to this incident.

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Victims include both children and adults. Police said in a statement that the gunman was a former police officer and a search operation is underway for him. A government spokesperson said the prime minister has alerted all agencies to take action and nab the culprit.

Gun ownership rates in Thailand are higher than in some other countries, but the official figures do not include illegal weapons, which have been brought into the country through neighboring borders for many years. Let us tell you that such major shootings are rare in Thailand, but in 2020, at least 29 people were killed and 57 were injured in firing at four places by a soldier angry with a property deal. .

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