Brazil – Fire in Rio Grande do Sul state (January 28, 2013)

We were extremely shocked to learn of the fire in a nightclub in the city of Santa Maria, in Rio Grande do Sul state, which, according to reports that remain provisional, resulted in the death of more than 230 people.

In these tragic circumstances which have plunged Brazil into mourning, France would like to extend its condolences to the families of the victims and express its solidarity to the Brazilian authorities and people.