The UAE Embassy In Bangkok Issued An Advisory Following The Siam Paragon Mall Shooting
In the wake of the tragic shooting incident at Siam Paragon Mall in Bangkok, the UAE Embassy in Bangkok has issued an advisory to ensure the safety of its citizens present in the vicinity.
The embassy has taken swift action to reassure its citizens and provide guidance during this unsettling time. It emphasizes the importance of following safety guidelines set forth by Thai authorities. Additionally, the embassy has urged its citizens to utilize the emergency hotline at 0097180024 for immediate assistance. Furthermore, it encourages citizens to register for the Tawajodi service.
تؤكد سفارة الدولة في بانكوك بأن جميع المواطنين المتواجدين بالقرب من المنطقة التي وقع فيها "إطلاق النار" بخير وأمان، كما تدعو المواطنين المتواجدين باتباع تعليمات السلامة الصادرة عن السلطات التايلندية والتواصل في الحالات الطارئة عبر خط الطوارئ على الرقم 0097180024 والتسجيل في خدمة…
— UAE Embassy Bangkok (@UAEBKK) October 3, 2023
The incident, which occurred at the upscale shopping mall, resulted in 2 deaths and left 5 individuals injured
The perpetrator responsible for the shooting is a 14-year-old student who attended a prestigious school located in the Bang Rak district of Bangkok. Currently, the suspect is in custody, and authorities are conducting a thorough investigation.
The shooting transpired at approximately 4:20pm local time, as detailed by Police Lt. General Samran Nualma, assistant commissioner-general of the Royal Thai Police, during a press conference. The suspect, who reportedly struggled with mental health issues, was apprehended less than an hour after the shooting began. Following interrogation by police, he was promptly transported to a nearby hospital for evaluation.
#WATCH: Video of the shooter who for now killed 3 and injured 4 in a Thai shopping mall.
The perpetrator was a 14-year-old student at a famous school in the Bang Rak area #Thailand #Bangkok #สยามพารากอน #Bangkok #Thailand #Gunshots #Mall #Shooting #Breaking #Latest pic.twitter.com/s1t0yKUwMW
— mishikasingh (@mishika_singh) October 3, 2023
Among the victims, one is a Chinese citizen, and the other is of Myanmar nationality, as confirmed by Thai Police General Torsak Sukvimol
Furthermore, 3 Thai citizens, 1 Chinese national, and 1 Laos national sustained injuries during the incident, as reported by Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Kanchana Patarachoke.
In this trying time, our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families as they cope with the aftermath of this distressing event.
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