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2008-09-22 06:00:18

By From news reports A fire at a dance club in this southern city, apparently started by fireworks, left 43 people dead, many of them killed in a panicked stampede as they tried to escape, state media and government officials said.

2008-09-21 12:00:12

BEIJING (AP) -- A fire that swept through a nightclub in southern China has killed at least 43 people, a government safety official said Sunday. The fire, which broke out late Saturday, also injured at least 88 people, said the official with the Shenzhen Work Safety Bureau.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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