Death Toll Hits 233 in Brazil Nightclub Inferno

Fire breaks out during band's fireworks display

By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 27, 2013 6:03 AM CST | Updated Jan 27, 2013 7:11 AM CST

(Newser) – A fireworks display in a Brazilian nightclub went horribly awry last night, spawning a fire that police say killed upward of 233 people, reports CNN. Police on the scene at the Kiss nightclub in Santa Maria have already removed 159 bodies, reports Reuters, and rescuers...   Read full story »


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