On Saturday evening, January 8, a member of the Thai army stole an automatic rifle from the barracks and entered the Korat shopping centre in Bangkok at 9 p.m.
There he opened fire on visitors to the mall. More than 20 people were killed and about 50 others were wounded.
The shooter, named Jacqueline Tomma, was broadcasting live on Facebook during the attack. (broadcast removed)
Within 17 hours the Thai commando had not been able to neutralize the shooter and only by 9 a.m. Sunday it was reported that the shooter had been killed.