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Thailand: Shooting kills at least four

Thai police said at least four people were killed in a shooting in Surat Thani province on April 8, with officers still searching for the suspect.

The attack happened in the late afternoon in Khiri Rat Nikhom district, Surat Thani province, about 600 km south of Bangkok.

Four people died, local police confirmed declining to give further details.

Thailand has high rates of gun ownership, witnessing continuous gun violence incidents in the past 12 months. In October last year, a former police sergeant murdered 36 people, 24 of them children, in Nong Bua Lam Phu. Last month, three people were killed and another three wounded in a shooting in Phetchaburi province./.

Source: Vietnam News Agency