Former cop in Thailand kills 34, including 22 kids at children’s day-care centre

Scare waves had spread across Thailand after a gunman opened fire killing over 34 people, including 22 kids in a mass shooting at a children’s day-care centre in a northeastern province of Thailand. The gunman was an ex-police officer and he took his own life following the shooting, it added.

According to reports, the gunman who was reportedly discharged from the police force last year, killed his wife and child and himself during the incident.

The gunman reportedly opened fire early in the afternoon in the centre of the town of Nongbua Lamphu.

A report in a popular Bangkok daily, identified the gunman as former Pol Cpl Panya Khamrab and said that he carried guns and knives as he forced his way inside the centre and opened fire.

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