Thai Video Game Fanatic Guns Down Ten in Market

24 de may de 2007

<body><div id="article"><tr><td height="28" valign="middle" width="184"></td><td valign="middle" width="185"></td></tr><h1>Thai Video Game Fanatic Guns Down Ten in Market</h1><p>May 24 (LPAC)--The death count from violent video game addicts is mounting in Asia. Yesterday, Kiartipong Meksawat, 21, took an AK-47 assault rifle into a Bangkok market and killed three and injured seven, before being killed by police.</p><p>The leading Bangok daily The Nation described Kiartipong as a gun enthusiast who "loved to play violent video games, read "Guns and Ammo" magazines, and had no friends except his sister."</p><p>Police searched his apartment and found two fully loaded AK47 magazines, 35 rounds of bullets for .22mm handguns, three knives and one samurai sword, ninja-style throwing stars, weapon magazines and violent computer games."</p></div></body>