BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) - A police spokesman says officials have lowered the known death toll in from the blaze that swept through a Brazilian nightclub to 232.
Maj Cleberton Braida Bastianello earlier said 245 had died, but he says a new count of bodies brought to a local gymnasium led to a lower count.
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A blaze raced through a crowded nightclub in southern Brazil early Sunday, killing 245 people as the air filled with deadly smoke and panicked party-goers stampeded toward the exits, police and witnesses said. It appeared to be the world's deadliest nightclub fire in more than a decade.