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Bangkok: Schoolboy killed in bus shooting

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An eight-year-old schoolboy was killed in a shooting at a bus by a number of technical school students on Ramkhamhaeng road on Wednesday morning, police reported.

Police said the shooting took place about 7am.

A group of youths dressed in technical school uniforms followed bus No 113 (Min Buri-Hua Lamphong) on motorcycles along Ramkhamhaeng road.

At an intersection, the students opened fire at the bus, which was fully loaded with passengers, and a bullet hit the schoolboy.

The bus driver sped away from the students and stopped at Kasemrat Hospital, where the boy was admitted for treatment, before going to report the attack to police.

The boy, who was not identified, was pronounced dead at the hospital.

In another incident, a 12-year-old girl student was shot and wounded while riding on a minibus along Phuttharaksa road in Muang district of Samut Pakan province on Wednesday morning.

Bangkok Post

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