Brazilian Nightclub Fire Kills 231 People

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Brazilian Health Minister, Alexandre Padilha , speaks during a press... News PhotoAccidents and Disasters,Brazil,Fire - Natural Phenomenon,Horizontal,Kilometer,Nightclub,Porto Alegre,Press Conference,Rio Grande do Sul State,Santa Maria - Rio Grande do Sul,Southern Brazil,TalkingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPBrazilian Health Minister, Alexandre Padilha (2-L), speaks during a press conference about a fire that broke out at a nightclub in Santa Maria, 550 Km from Porto Alegre, southern Brazil on January 27, 2013. At least 232 people died and 131 were injured early Sunday when a fire tore through a nightclub packed with university students in the southern Brazilian city of Santa Maria, police said. AFP PHOTO / Jefferson BERNARDES (Photo credit should read JEFFERSON BERNARDES/AFP/Getty Images)