The 34-year-old man committed suicide but also killed his wife and son before doing so, rescuers said.
A massacre was recorded at a nursery in the northeastern town of Utaisawan on Thursday. Thailand .
According to official records, Former police officer kills 34 people, including 22 children, with rifle .
A final statement from police regarding the event, which occurred around noon local time, was also reported. 15 injured, 8 in critical condition .
of Male, 34 years old and he was removed from his body for drug possession, committed suicide After the attack, police released details on their Facebook account.
“We have confirmed that a criminal shot himself and died,” they noted in the letter, while rescuers provided details of the incident. He also killed his wife and son before committing suicide. .
The perpetrators fired automatic weapons at people in a nursery school in Nongbua Lamphu province before fleeing in a van.
Images released by the police Dozens of corpses scattered in various places.
According to local media, most of the injured were taken to Nong Bua Lamphu Hospital, which called on citizens to “urgently” donate blood of all kinds.
Relatives of the victims went to the premises and were barred from the police, many of them succumbing to despair as seen in the images and videos circulating on social networks.
Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha expressed condolences to the bereaved family.
Mass shootings in Thailand are rare but in 2020, soldiers killed at least 29 people and injured 58 others, across multiple locations, including a military camp and a large shopping mall in the northeastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima.
Also in September, police shot dead two colleagues and injured one at the Army Training Command War College in Bangkok.