Veysi Erim
Occupation Psychologist
Born ca. 1980

March 14, 2014(2014-03-14) (aged 33)
Kars, Turkey

Cause of death Suicide
Attack information
Date March 19, 2014
8:30 a.m.
Location(s) Kars, Turkey
Killed 6
Injured 1
Weapon(s) Kalashnikov assault rifle

Veysi Erim was a Turkish psychologist who killed six people and wounded a seventh with n Kalashnikov assault rifle at the Turkish Statistics Institute in Kars, Turkey on March 19, 2014, before committing suicide. The 33-year-old, who had been a former employee at the institute, reportedly was treated for psychological problems.[1]


  • Mehmet Tolon, 61
  • Osman Ay, 49
  • Ramazan Haydar, 31
  • Abdülnaci Çolak, 39
  • Ahmet Onur Banker, 32
  • Safet Karaçay, 29

Wounded was Neslihan Çelik Koca.


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