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Brazilian police say cheap fireworks to blame for fire

30 January 2013 Last updated at 15:22 GMT

The chief investigator in the southern Brazilian city of Santa Maria has said that cheap fireworks meant for outdoor use caused a deadly nightclub fire.

The death toll in Sunday's blaze reached 235 people after a 21-year-old man died of his injuries in hospital.

Beth McLeod reports.

Report features:

Marcelo Arigony, Santa Maria police chief

Cynthia Forence, Student