Australian Family Held Hostage In Thai Restaurant

ViralPressPublished: July 11, 2018
Published: July 11, 2018

This is the terrifying moment an Australian family cowered in fear after a drug-crazed gunman held them hostage as they ate in a restaurant. The three tourists, who were not yet named, were dining out at a beach bar in Krabi, Thailand, when Ekkapoj Puangphet, 32, stormed in brandishing the handgun yesterday (Tue) evening at 7pm. Ekkapoj - who was high on alcohol and yaba - ordered the Aussies and three massage workers also eating in the venue to lie face down on the ground as he locked the door. The shirtless bandit - covered in tattoos and with a red bandana over his face - then let off four rounds on the second floor of the wooden building prompting cries of terror and panic among the hostages and those outside.

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