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Body of solider killed in shooting rampage arrives in Udon Thani

Feb 11. 2020
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By THE NATION

The body of soldier Metha Lertsiri (23), one of the deaths in the mass-shooting in Nakhon Ratchasima (Korat) on February 8, arrived for funeral service in his home province of Udon Thani today (February 11).

Metha was an armory guard. He was shot dead by Sergeant-Major First Class Jakrapanth Thomma while performing his duties.

Major Gen Surachin Kanchanachitti, 2ndArmy Support Commander, led the body-sending ceremony from Korat. 

Metha was posthumously promoted to the rank of sergeant, given his pension entitlement and a subvention in accordance with government regulations.

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