Bangkok Gunfight Kills Tourist Near Mall

Crowded shopping malls and street markets in Ratchathewi District

Crowded shopping malls and street markets in Ratchathewi, near Victory Monument, Bangkok. Photo: Anton Strogonoff / flickr. CC BY 2.0.

BANGKOK — Police on Monday were looking for the shooters who killed a tourist in a street gunfight in central Bangkok.

Police said the incident occurred at about 8:30pm on Sunday at a parking lot of the Watergate Pavillion shopping mall in Ratchathewi district. The Indian victim died in a hospital after being caught in the crossfire.

Four others – two Thais, an Indian and a Laotian – were also injured by stray bullets. All were hospitalized.

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By Jintamas Saksornchai
Khaosod English

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