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Grief and shock in Thailand after mass killing of ‘tiny angels’ | News

Thais have turned to social media to mourn as 4.7 million people sent posts under a commemorative hashtag on Friday.

Grief and anger have engulfed Thailand a day after the mass killing of children and adults at a preschool daycare centre by a former Thai police officer who went on a rampage of stabbing and shooting before he shot his wife, child, and himself.

The country reeled as details of Thursday’s grisly attack in a small town in one of the nation’s poorest regions emerged, and as the death toll mounted to eventually reach 37 dead with at least 24 children among the slain.

What unfolded at the daycare centre in the northeastern province of Nong Bua Lamphu has been described as the worst mass killing by a single attacker in Thailand’s recent history.

Thailand’s royal household and government representatives in white military uniforms laid wreaths at ceremonial tables in…

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