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22 children dead in Thailand nursery attack

22 children dead in Thailand nursery attack

By Alipate Narawa
Friday 07/10/2022
Photo:BBC

An ex-policeman has killed at least 37 people, most of them children, in a gun and knife attack at a childcare centre in north-east Thailand.

Police say the man then killed himself and his family after a manhunt following the attack in Nong Bua Lamphu province.

It is not clear if there was a motive for the attack.

At least 22 children were among the dead in the mass killing in the town of Utthai Sawan.

Some victims aged as young as two were attacked as they slept.

A dozen people who were injured have been taken to the Nong Bua Lamphu district hospital.

Source: BBC



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