Latest update on Korat shooting rampage
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