11 July 2024

The dramatic siege at Terminal 21 shopping mall in downtown Nakhon Ratchasima is over after the gunman was killed in a gunfight with police this morning, national police chief Pol Gen Chakthip Chaijinda said.

He said Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha cha and Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan who are their way to the northeastern province will discuss details of the event with the media.

The death toll from the shooting rampage by the gunman, Sergeant Major Jakrapanth Thomma, has risen to 20.