This attack was worse than any school shooting in the US. Only the Bath School bombing in 1927 had more murders, with 45 people dying. Thirty-four people were murdered at the school, plus the man also murdered his wife and child at home.
Thirty-seven people have been killed, most of them young children, in an unprecedented gun and knife attack at a preschool centre in north-east Thailand that has horrified the country. The attacker, a former police officer, opened fire as children were sleeping at the centre in Na Klang district in Nong Bua Lamphu province at about noon on Thursday, police and witnesses said. . . .Staff, “Thailand attack: children killed in mass stabbing and shooting at preschool,” The Guardian, October 6, 2022.