Thai PM orders probe into ‘horrifying’ shooting


Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha ordered an urgent probe after a former police officer murdered more than 30 people, most of them children, in a rampage at a nursery.

“Concerning this horrifying incident ... I would like to express my deepest sorrow and condolences to the families of the dead and injured,” Prayut wrote on his official Facebook page, adding that he had told the national police chief to “fast-track an investigation”. — AFP

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