AP PHOTOS: Fatal race to exit at Brazil club fire

Associated Press
A crowd stands outside the Kiss nightclub during a fire inside the club in Santa Maria city,  Rio Grande do Sul state, Brazil, Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013.  A blaze raced through the crowded nightclub in southern Brazil early Sunday, killing 245 people as the air filled with deadly smoke and panicked party-goers stampeded toward the exits, police and witnesses said. It appeared to be the world's deadliest nightclub fire in more than a decade.(AP Photo/Roger Shlossmacker)

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Here are photos showing the aftermath of a fatal nightclub fire in Santa Maria, Brazil. The club was hosting a party for university students, which turned fatal as hundreds of partygoers stampeded toward the exit. Firefighters and police say more than 200 are dead, and at least 200 are injured.

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