Korat shooting

STARTING DATE: 10 Feb 2020

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TOTAL UPDATE: 55 STORIES

An army sergeant gunned down his boss and a woman, stole war weapons from a base, sprayed bullets at pedestrians on the streets and at a temple, and held hostage people at a mall in Muang district, Nakhon Ratchasima province, in the afternoon of Feb 8, 2020. He killed 29 people and injured 57 before being shot dead by police 17 hours later.

Korat shooting
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27 Apr 2020

Probe launched into Korat funeral fraud

The Royal Thai Police is conducting a disciplinary probe into a police inspector accused of embezzling cash from the cremation budget for officers killed in the mass shooting at Terminal 21 Korat in Nakhon Ratchasima in February.

27 Apr 2020 29
Probe launched into Korat funeral fraud
28 Mar 2020

Covid-19 crisis brings out the empathy

As the Covid-19 virus continues whipping us with more infections, 1,136 cases at last count, a wave of empathy has surged in our society.

28 Mar 2020 19
Covid-19 crisis brings out the empathy
23 Mar 2020

Weeks after Korat massacre, Amnesty report describes conscript abuses

Thai military conscripts face widespread violence and sexual assaults, Amnesty International said in a report on Monday, calling the abuse institutionalised and systematically hushed up by the hierarchy.

23 Mar 2020 46
Weeks after Korat massacre, Amnesty report describes conscript abuses
26 Feb 2020

TV channels fined for 'improper' rampage coverage

The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) has imposed fines of 250,000-500,000 baht on three digital TV stations - One31, Thairath TV and Amarin TV - for their "improper" coverage of the Korat shooting rampage.

26 Feb 2020 2
TV channels fined for 'improper' rampage coverage
19 Feb 2020

Korat shooting victims receive more compensation

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: Victims of the Feb 8-9 mass shooting received additional compensation from public donations in a ceremony on Wednesday.

19 Feb 2020 4
Korat shooting victims receive more compensation
18 Feb 2020

Korat shooting victims to receive more money Wednesday

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha will preside at the hand-over of additional remedial payments on Wednesday to victims of the Feb 8-9 shooting rampage, provincial governor Wichian Chantaranothai said on Tuesday.

18 Feb 2020 6
Korat shooting victims to receive more money Wednesday
18 Feb 2020

More than a gun

Life talks with an expert about how the entire social infrastructure is responsible for mass shootings such as that which recently occurred in Nakhon Ratchasima.

18 Feb 2020 7
More than a gun
17 Feb 2020

Remedial payments for Korat shooting deaths now B2m each

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: A provincial committee on Sunday agreed to increase the amount of assistance money for families of innocent victims killed or left with permanent disability in the Feb 8-9 shooting rampage from 1 to 2 million baht each.

17 Feb 2020 4
Remedial payments for Korat shooting deaths now B2m each
17 Feb 2020

Victims, relatives to get more aid from donations

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: As public donations for victims of the shooting rampage that left 30 people killed and 58 injured have surged past 80 million baht, more money may be allocated to injured victims and their relatives, governor Wichian Chantaranothai said yesterday.

17 Feb 2020 3
Victims, relatives to get more aid from donations
17 Feb 2020

Sad lessons from Korat

When I heard about a 40-something gunman firing at least 40 shots in central Bangkok on Friday (no one was hurt and he was arrested), my first thought was that it had some link to the recent atrocity in Nakhon Ratchasima. The Valentine's Day incident came just days after a soldier killed 29 victims in the country's worst-ever mass shooting.

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