Ten *** in Rio football club fire

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Media captionThe blaze is reported to have started in an accommodation block

A fireplace has engulfed a dormitory at the early life crew coaching centre of 1 among Brazil’s biggest football golf equipment, killing 10 folks.

Three folks had been additionally injured when the fireplace broke out at Ninho de Urubu, the coaching ground of Flamengo football club, in Rio de Janeiro.

All ten victims are said by native media to be younger athletes. The motive at the support of the fireplace is no longer yet known.

Flamengo is one in all Brazil’s biggest and most effective-known golf equipment internationally.

Right Madrid player Vinícius Júnior, who performed for Flamengo, tweeted a crying emoji, writing, “Such sad news. Pray for all and sundry. Energy power, power.”

What can we know to this point?

Per the G1 news portal, the fireplace started at 05:10 (07:10 GMT) and modified into extinguished by 07:30.

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Of us waited for info exterior Flamengo’s coaching ground

None of the victims has been identified however gamers frail between 14 and 17 are known to have mature the dormitory.

The injured had been taken to a nearby hospital, firefighters utter.

Who’re Flamengo?

Some of its most prominent mature gamers embody World Cup winners Ronaldinho, Bebeto and Romario.

As properly as being one in all Brazil’s most successful football golf equipment, Flamengo additionally has basketball, rowing, swimming and volleyball groups.

In a tweet on Friday, the crew said it modified into “in mourning”.

The Ninho de Urubu (“Vulture’s Nest” – so named since the emblem of the club is a vulture) centre underwent a chief expansion final year, with the club spending 23m reals (£4.8m, $6.2m), Reuters news agency studies.

The predicament aspects accommodation for younger gamers, quite lots of pitches, an aquatic park, a gym, a clinical centre and a mini stadium.

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The power modified into said to be direct of the artwork

Right over two years within the past, Brazil’s football world modified into rocked by catastrophe when a airplane carrying prime football crew Chapecoense crashed in Colombia.

Of the 77 folks on board, 71 lost their lives.

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