11 July 2024

Here are the latest developments on the shooting rampage in Nakhon Ratchasima which ended early Sunday morning:

  • The gunman, Sgt-Maj Jakrapanth Thomma, was killed in a shootout with police inside Terminal 21 shopping mall in downtown Nakhon Ratchasima early Sunday morning after more than 12 hours of siege.
  • Officials confirm death toll at 22, including a member of the Arintharaj police crack unit, 34-year-old Police Capt Trakul Tha-arsa,  who died in a shootout with the gunman in early hours of Sunday.  Another 42 people were injured
  • Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has arrived in Nakhon Ratchasima for briefing on latest developments.
  • Police and bomb disposal team are clearing Terminal 21 shopping complex
  • Shooting began when the gunman shot dead his commander and a woman, and injured another person in a house in Muang District after an argument on debt issue before escaping in a stolen Humvee to Terminal 21 shopping mall in downtown Nakhon Ratchasima