Indian tourist killed in Bangkok shootout
Bangkok: An Indian tourist was killed and another was seriously injured in a shootout in Bangkok, Thai police said on Monday.
The shootout between two groups of teenagers took place on Sunday night next to a parking lot of the Centara Watergate Pavillion shopping mall in the city’s Pratunam area, according to a source.
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According to Metropolitan Police One commander Pol. Maj. Gen. Senit Samransamruatkit, the unidentified assailants were armed with AK-47 assault rifles.
The police said that the two groups had emerged from a nearby snooker club into an alley beside the parking lot and began a fight that quickly escalated into an armed battle.
Three more people, two Thai, one Lao, were also injured.