BREAKING UPDATE: Man accused of mass shooting at daycare centre in Thailand reportedly kills himself and his family

The Gunman in the daycare mass shooting in Thailand has reportedly killed himself, according to Thai media reports.

UPDATE 10.19 am (October 6) – The gunman who allegedly committed the mass shooting at a daycare centre in Thailand has reportedly killed himself.

The ex-police officer also reportedly killed his wife and son.

Thai police reported that the man killed 31 people including children at the daycare centre in Nong Bua Lamphu.

It is believed that 23 children were killed by the man who also used a knife in the horrific attack.


ORIGINAL 10.05 am (October 6) – A manhunt is underway after a mass shooting at a daycare centre in Thailand killed multiple people including children.

The mass shooting at a child’s daycare centre in Nong Bua Lamphu in Thailand killed over 20 people including children.

According to initial reports, the gunman was an ex-police officer.

“Mass shooting Update: Police are seeking the man responsible for a mass shooting in a Children’s center in Nong Bua Lamphu. He was driving a white Toyota pick-up truck with Bangkok plates 6กธ-6499. He is considered armed and very dangerous.”

“The prime minister has expressed his condolences,” a statement from the country’s prime minister said.

This is a breaking news story, we will continue to update you with further information when it is made available.


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