Thailand's mass shooting survivors recount ordeal as country mourns

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Thailand is in mourning after a Thai soldier went on a shooting rampage in a mall in the city of Nakhon Ratchasima, killing at least 29 people and injuring 58 others.
A woman laying flowers just outside Terminal 21 mall in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, which came under siege by a gunman who killed 29 people on Feb 8, 2020. ST PHOTO: HATHAI TECHAKITTERANUN
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NAKHON RATCHASIMA - Last Saturday was a Buddhist holiday in Thailand, with many looking forward to spending a relaxing time with their families.

But the day turned unexpectedly ugly when a soldier went on a shooting rampage, killing 29 people and injuring 58 others in the north-eastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima.

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