At least 42 persons, the majority of them youngsters, were slain by an ex-policeman in a shooting and stabbing at a daycare center in northeast Thailand.
A former policeman attacked a daycare center in Thailand on Thursday with a gun and a knife. killing forty-two people in all. A video of the crime has gone viral on social media.
Following a manhunt in Nong Bua Lamphu province in the wake of the incident, police said he later murdered himself and his family.
The victims at the nursery include both children and adults; according to the police, the attacker stabbed most of his victims before disappearing from the scene.
The victims can be seen laying in a pool of blood in the viral video and pictures of the incident that MandyNews.com saw.
According to district police officer Chakkraphat Wichitvaidya, there were 22 minors among the victims of the alleged assailant, who had been dismissed from the service last year due to drug-related issues.
A teacher who was eight months pregnant was among the four or five staff members the assailant initially shot, according to Jidapa Boonsom, a district administrator, who spoke to Reuters. She said, “Initially, everyone believed it to be fireworks.
Another video, which MandyNews.com was able to obtain and which was shared on social media, showed what seemed to be children’s bodies covered in linens lying in bloody puddles at a center in the town of Uthai Sawan, 500 kilometers (310 miles) northeast of Bangkok in the province of Nong Bua Lamphu.
It is unclear if there was a reason for the attack as of the time of this writing.
While searching on Twitter for “Thailand school shooting,” MandyNews.com came upon the videos and pictures.
Be careful out there, and let’s continue to adhere to the law.