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Thai gunman among 27 dead in ‘unprecedented’ mass shooting

By AFP
10 February 2020   |   7:05 am
A Thai soldier who killed at least 26 people before being shot dead in a mall by commandos went on the rampage because of a debt dispute, the kingdom's premier said Sunday, offering the first official motive for the "unprecedented" shooting spree.

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