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Fire at training ground of Brazilian club Flamengo -- 10 dead

oneafrica 3 Feb 8
  • Fire kills 10 at Flamengo training ground
  • At least three others taken to hospital injured

(CNN)Ten people have died and at least three others have been injured after a fire broke out at the youth training ground of Brazilian football club Flamengo on Friday, according to state-run news agency Agencia Brazil.

The blaze engulfed a dormitory at the youth team center where the players were sleeping.

Flamengo are one of Brazil's biggest and most popular clubs, playing their home matches in Rio de Janeiro.

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