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Caracas Nightclub Fire Kills 47

A fire in a crowded nightclub in Caracas, Venezuela, kills 47 people. Between 300 and 400 people were inside the club, in the old part of downtown. Firefighters responded quickly, but flames had already engulfed the building. The cause is unknown. Phil Gunson reports.

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