|Relatives of the victims react in the municipal sports center where the bodies of the nightclub fire victims are placed, in Santa Maria, state of Rio Grande do Sul, southern Brazil, on Jan. 27, 2013. A nightclub fire that broke out in Santa Maria early Sunday killed at least 245 people, according to a local TV report. (Xinhua/AGENCIA ESTADO)
RIO DE JANEIRO, Jan. 27 (Xinhua) -- The death toll from a fire early Sunday in a crowded nightclub in southern Brazil was lowered to 232, a police spokesman said.
Brazil nightclub fire death toll reaches 245
RIO DE JANEIRO, Jan. 27 (Xinhua) -- The death toll from a fire early Sunday in a crowded nightclub in southern Brazil has climbed to 245, and hundreds of others were injured, local television reports said.
Reports quoted police sources as saying the death toll from the "Kiss" nightclub fire in Santa Maria could rise again as an investigation of the blaze continues. More