Funerals begin for victims of Brazil's club fire
- uploaded: Jan 29, 2013
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In southern Brazil, the process of burying the dead from the Santa Maria nightclub fire disaster has begun. More than 230 young revellers perished at the party. At least 20 witness have told investigators that the blaze was triggered when the band on stage set off pyrotechnics. Earlier at a community gymnasium, relatives and friends of the dead came to identify the bodies. The smoke and fumes had proved more of a killer than the flames.