Seven people killed at Turkish Statistics Institute (UPDATE)

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Baku, Azerbaijan, March 19

By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:

Seven people were killed as a result of a shooting incident at a regional office of the Turkish Statistics Institute in Kars, Sabah newspaper reported on March 19 citing a source in the police.

An employee who was dismissed from the Institute opened fire in the building. As a result, six people were killed, three of them police officers.

It also reported that the offender shot himself after the incident.

It was earlier reported that a shootout occurred at one of the restaurants in the Turkish city of Kayseri.

A criminal case has been filed.

Translated by NH
Edited by SM

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