Thailand: Soldier stole weapons, killed 21 in mass shooting at mall

Thailand: Soldier stole weapons, killed 21 in mass shooting at mall
Unsteady, on-scene video captures horrified shoppers fleeing from gunshots in Thai mall on 8 Feb 2020. Social media video via BBC

[Ed. – Not good.  This updated BBC report is from an hour ago (about 9:45 PM EST).]

A soldier has killed 21 people and injured dozens more in a gun rampage in the Thai city of Nakhon Ratchasima.

Jakraphanth Thomma on Saturday killed his commanding officer before stealing weapons from a military camp.

The suspect continued his attack in a shopping centre, where he is still believed to be holed up, initially posting updates on his social media.

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Security forces are in the complex and have rescued hundreds while searching for the gunman, with shots ringing out. …

The Terminal 21 shopping centre in Nakhon Ratchasima, also known as Korat, remains sealed off on Sunday.

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