Ayberk Manci


Age: 20

Turkish economics student at the University of Izmir under the Erasmus programme in Romania who had been hospitalized in very serious condition for more than a week from severe burns suffered in the deadly October 30 Colectiv nightclub fire and stampede that killed 27 people (and counting) at the scene and injured more than 180 others including another Turkish student Deniz Bilgili when the fire occurred during a free concert performed by the heavy metal band Goodbye to Gravity to celebrate the release of their new album Mantras of War, in which the band's pyrotechnics display comprising of sparkler firework candles ignited the club's flammable polyurethane acoustic foam and caused the fire to expand very quickly becoming the worst such incident in Romania in the last 20 years.

Cause of Death: Injuries sustained in a nightclub fire

Born: December 19, 1994

Died: November 8, 2015

Bucharest, Romania