Brazilians mourn for Flamengo fire victim

Relatives and friends of Flamengo youth football player Samuel Thomas, 15, a victim of the fire at the Brazilian club’s training facility that killed 10 minors and left several injured on February 8, attend his funeral at Vila Rosali Cemetery, in the city of Sao Joao de Meriti, Brazil.

RAW: Football juniors training center in Rio is engulfed in blaze, 10 killed

Courtesy: Claudio Cardoso

A fire at the state-of the-art training center for the Flamengo soccer club in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, has left 10 dead and many more injured, according to responding firefighters.

Players reportedly were still asleep in the center’s dormitory when flames engulfed the building. The residence hall which housed players aged between 12 and 17 was completely razed in the fire. READ MORE:


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