Ben Jebir
Occupation Farmer
Born ca. 1957

March 25, 1985(1985-03-25) (aged 28)
Fahs, Tunisia

Cause of death Suicide
Attack information
Date March 25, 1985
Location(s) Fahs, Tunisia
Killed 12
Weapon(s) Shotgun

Ben Jebir was a Tunisian farmer who killed twelve people with a shotgun at a farm in Fahs, a village in Zaghouan Governorate, Tunisia on March 25, 1985, before committing suicide. Jebir had been treated several times in a mental hospital in Tunis. Among his victims were his mother, sister, and pregnant wife.[1][2][3][4]


  1. Farmer kills 12 with shotgun, Eugene Register-Guard (March 27, 1985)
  2. Tunisian Farmer Kills 12, Los Angeles Times (March 28, 1985)
  3. Zwölf Menschen erschossen, Hamburger Abendblatt (March 27, 1985)
  4. Douze personnes assassinees dans une ferme au sud de Tunis, AFP (March 26, 1985)
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