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‘May God bless their souls’: Johor crown prince recounts Thai mall shooting

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Thai mall shooting: Malaysia’s Johor crown prince gives eyewitness account of deadly attack on shopping centre

Tunku Ismail Idris said he witnessed Tuesday’s deadly attack at the Siam Paragon shopping centre in Bangkok from a nearby hotel lobbyTelling his children ‘everything is going to be OK’ as they waited to escape still haunted him, the crown prince of Malaysia’s Johor state saidThailandSCMP’s Asia deskPublished: 1:03pm, 4 Oct, 2023Why you can trust SCMP

The crown prince of Malaysia’s Johor state has recounted the chaos and fear his family experienced on Tuesday as a mass shooting unfolded at a luxury Bangkok shopping centre.

Tunku Ismail Idris said he witnessed the attack, in which two people died, from a nearby hotel lobby.

“People were shouting and running into the hotel from the mall when the shooter started firing,” Ismail wrote on Facebook just hours after the shooting spree had happened.

He said he and his security team had carried his family to safety in the hotel basement.

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