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In the card tournament in Portugal there was a fire that killed eight people, injured more than 30

The fire occurred on the evening of 13 January

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On the evening of January 13 in recreation center in the Portuguese city of Vila Nova da Rainha (Tondela municipality) the fire occurred, in the result, eight people were killed and over 30 wounded, according to local newspaper Jornal de Notícias.

The fire started in 20.51 (22.51 Kiev). 10 victims, among them minors, are in critical condition.

The injured were taken to hospitals in the cities of Tondela, Viseu and Coimbra. Those who received the most serious injuries, will ship in Porto and Lisbon.

When the fire started, the building was occupied by about 60 people, as there was a card tournament and a football match. The fire was extinguished in about an hour.

The Portugal News reports that according to preliminary data, the fire started from the explosion of a heating boiler.

Fogo, fumo e pânico e uma porta keeping the door closed: a tragédia Como aconteceu em Tondela https://t.co/s7xBThbCCM pic.twitter.com/klm6GNPWc3

— Jornal de Notícias (@JornalNoticias) 14 Jan 2018.

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