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Thursday 18 January 2018

'245 dead' in Brazil nightclub fire

Firefighters work to douse a blaze at the Kiss Club in Santa Maria city, Brazil (AP)
Firefighters work to douse a blaze at the Kiss Club in Santa Maria city, Brazil (AP)

Police now say 245 have died in a devastating nightclub fire in southern Brazil.

Police Major Cleberson Braida says that's the total of dead at the club.

He says the bodies have been brought to a gymnasium in the city of Santa Maria.

Press Association

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