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Jan 27, 2013 3:34 PM by ASSOCIATED PRESS

Police lower death toll in Brazil fire to 232

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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