Bangkok: No less than 12 folks have been shot useless and lots of injured by a Thai soldier in Nakhon Ratchasima metropolis, also called Korat, police mentioned on Saturday.
A defence ministry spokesman informed BBC that Jakraphanth Thomma, a junior officer, had attacked his commanding officer earlier than stealing a gun and ammunition from a navy camp.
He then opened fireplace at a Buddhist temple and at a procuring centre within the metropolis, north-east of Bangkok.
The suspect continues to be at massive.
Native media footage seems to point out the suspect getting out of a automotive in entrance of the
Terminal 21 procuring centre within the Muang district and firing photographs as folks flee, the BBC reported.
Authorities have been sealing off the centre as they attempt to observe down the suspect, who’s reportedly contained in the constructing.
The suspect posted on his social media accounts throughout the assault, with one publish on Fb asking whether or not he ought to give up.
He had earlier posted a picture of a pistol with three units of bullets, together with the phrases: “It is time to get excited.”