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Grief turns to anger after Brazil club fire; band in custody

Brazilian Nightclub Fire

SANTA MARIA, Brazil (Reuters) - Relatives of the 231 people who died in a Brazilian nightclub fire demanded answers on Monday as to how it could have killed so many people, while police questioned the club's owner and members of the band whose pyrotechnics show allegedly caused the tragedy.


One killed in W.Va. pipe bomb explosion

One person died when a pipe bomb exploded outside a nightclub in West Virginia early Saturday morning, state police said.


Russian fire chief fired as blaze toll reaches 118

The fire chief of a Russian city where a nightclub blaze killed 118 revelers was fired Tuesday and authorities said fire records ...


Partiers' fireworks ignite club, killing 15

A group celebrating a birthday shot off fireworks at their table and set fire to a bar in China's Fujian province, leading to the deaths of 15 people, China's state-run Xinhua news agency reported.


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