233 die in Brazil club blaze
Pile of bodies blocked exit, rescuers say
Posted: January 28, 2013 at 12:56 a.m.
Flames raced through a crowded nightclub in southern Brazil early Sunday, killing 233 people as panicked party goers gasped for breath in the smoke-filled air, stampeding toward a single exit partially blocked by those already dead. It appeared to be the world’s deadliest nightclub fire in more than a decade.
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