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Thailand Daycare Attack: Thais mourn victims of child-care centre shooting

Updated On Oct 08, 2022 04:50 AM IST
  • A stream of people, including Prime Minster of Thailand Prayuth Chan-ocha, other government representatives and relatives of the victims, left flowers at the day care center where the shooting took place.
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Grieving relatives of the Thailand massacre victims gathered at the child day care centre in Thailand on Friday where a day earlier a former policeman had slain 34 people in a knife and gun rampage that horrified the nation. At least 24 of the 36 people killed in the shooting were children, aged between two and five years.(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Oct 08, 2022 04:50 AM IST

Grieving relatives of the Thailand massacre victims gathered at the child day care centre in Thailand on Friday where a day earlier a former policeman had slain 34 people in a knife and gun rampage that horrified the nation. At least 24 of the 36 people killed in the shooting were children, aged between two and five years.(AFP)

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Traumatised parents and relatives of the victims created a makeshift altar of flowers, juice boxes and a stuffed animal at the day care center.(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Traumatised parents and relatives of the victims created a makeshift altar of flowers, juice boxes and a stuffed animal at the day care center.(AFP)

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By afternoon, bouquets of white roses and carnations lined the wall outside, along with five tiny juice boxes, bags of corn chips and a stuffed animal. A faded Thai flag flew at half-staff above.(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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By afternoon, bouquets of white roses and carnations lined the wall outside, along with five tiny juice boxes, bags of corn chips and a stuffed animal. A faded Thai flag flew at half-staff above.(AFP)

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Police identified the attacker as Panya Kamrap, 34, a former police sergeant who was fired earlier this year because of a drug charge involving methamphetamine.(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Police identified the attacker as Panya Kamrap, 34, a former police sergeant who was fired earlier this year because of a drug charge involving methamphetamine.(AFP)

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Kampar had reportedly gone to the daycare centre to collect his child after attending a court session earlier in the day, police spokesperson Paisal Luesomboon told broadcaster ThaiPBS. When he did not find his child there, he began the killing spree. "He started shooting, slashing, killing children," Paisal said.(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Kampar had reportedly gone to the daycare centre to collect his child after attending a court session earlier in the day, police spokesperson Paisal Luesomboon told broadcaster ThaiPBS. When he did not find his child there, he began the killing spree. "He started shooting, slashing, killing children," Paisal said.(AFP)

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Thailand's Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha spoke to relatives of victims at a mass shooting at a nursery in Na Klang in Thailand's northeastern Nong Bua Lam Phu province on October 7.(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Thailand's Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha spoke to relatives of victims at a mass shooting at a nursery in Na Klang in Thailand's northeastern Nong Bua Lam Phu province on October 7.(AFP)

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Most of the children were slashed to death, while adults were shot, police said in the aftermath of the worst child death tolls in a massacre by a single killer in recent history.(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Most of the children were slashed to death, while adults were shot, police said in the aftermath of the worst child death tolls in a massacre by a single killer in recent history.(AFP)

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A husband comforts his wife as she holds their child's milk bottle and blanket while standing outside the nursery where the mass shooting took place.(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A husband comforts his wife as she holds their child's milk bottle and blanket while standing outside the nursery where the mass shooting took place.(AFP)

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Women carrying floral tributes walk outside the day care centre in the town of Uthai Sawan, around 500 km northeast of Bangkok, in the province of Nong Bua Lam Phu, Thailand.(REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Women carrying floral tributes walk outside the day care centre in the town of Uthai Sawan, around 500 km northeast of Bangkok, in the province of Nong Bua Lam Phu, Thailand.(REUTERS)

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Chakkraphat Wichitvaidya, a local police official, told Reuters autopsies showed the children had been slashed with a large knife, sometimes multiple times, and adults shot.(REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Chakkraphat Wichitvaidya, a local police official, told Reuters autopsies showed the children had been slashed with a large knife, sometimes multiple times, and adults shot.(REUTERS)

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