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Eight people were killed after hostage situation in Thailand

Eight people were killed after hostage situation in Thailand

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Eight people have died after a hostage situation in a house in Thailand Tuesday. Among the dead is a child, let the police know. Three persons are injured.

Only in the morning it became clear what had happened in the house, it enabled the perpetrators also escaped. The police are looking for five to six persons.

The killings took place in the southern province of Krabi. The perpetrators stormed the house and held there, the residents then established, after which some of them were killed. According to the police, the motif is probably a conflict.

The number of persons in possession of a firearm is relatively high in Thailand, but great shooters, however, are rare. According to the minister of Home Affairs, there are 6.1 million registered firearms in the country of 67 million inhabitants.

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