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Police lower death toll in Brazil fire to 232

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Posted: Jan 27, 2013 10:14 AM

Updated: Jan 27, 2013 10:16 AM

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) A police spokesman says officials have lowered the known death toll in from the blaze that swept through a Brazilian nightclub to 232.

Maj Cleberton Braida Bastianello earlier said 245 had died, but he says a new count of bodies brought to a local gymnasium led to a lower count.

Topics: Brazil-Nightclub Fire

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