13 people died in nightclub fire


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France Televisions

A nightclub was devoured by flames in Murcia, in the south-east of Spain, on Sunday October 1. At least 13 people died. The town hall declared three days of mourning.

In Murcia (Spain), powerful flames devastated an entire nightclub on Sunday October 1. The images of the firefighters show the scale of the blaze, as well as their difficulties in progressing through the bar. The fire spread to the top floor, late in the evening, around 6 a.m., in circumstances that are still unknown. At least 13 people died. The fire broke out on a festive street in Murcia, a city in southeastern Spain. The victims were located in the Le Fonda nightclub.

Three days of mourning decreed by the mayor

Two other adjoining nightclubs were affected: the Teatre and the Golden. An employee describes the wide spread of the flames. “We noticed smoke in our nightclub and then we evacuated. It appears that the other two nightclubs were also on fire.“In memory of the victims, the mayor of Murcia has decreed three days of mourning. The city’s bars and restaurants remained closed Sunday evening.

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