Romanian nightclub explosion leaves 26 dead, 145 injured

October 31, 2015 12:01 AM

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BUCHAREST Twenty six people died and 145 were injured in a fire and explosion in a Bucharest, Romania, nightclub during a rock concert that featured fireworks late on Friday, government officials and witnesses said, in one of the capital's worst incidents in decades.

The death toll has likely stabilised at the club, which held about 400, mostly young adults, Deputy Interior Minister Raed Arafat said.

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