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Ten boys died in the fire in Brazil

the Fire broke out just after the clock 5 Friday morning at the training facility George Helal Ninho de Urubu, Rio de Janeiro, which is being used by the club Flamengo.

The ten who died, were between 14 and 17 years. They were asleep when the fire occurred. In addition, three boys of 14, 15 and 16 injured. The condition is critical for one of them and stable for the other two, says Beatriz Busch, who is health minister in the state of Rio de Janeiro. Deployed under a false alarm is so far unknown.

Area bears the clear imprint of the fire, shows dronebilder from the AP. The training facility was kept closed throughout the day. Outside had family members, friends and neighbors gathered, several of them in prayer.


- Flamengo provides, write the football club on Twitter. Beyond that, there are no statements from the club.

In common with many clubs in Brazil, Flamengo a development program for young promising players. Many tend to stay at the facility during the training period.

Zico is among the most famous players from Flamengo. There is also Adriano, known from Inter Milan, and Real Madrid star Vincius Jr., as for the not so long ago lived in the same training facility.

"Feel the families pain"

Several football clubs and players sent Friday condolences.

President Jair Bolsonaro says he "feels the families pain." He reviews the fire as a tragedy "that has taken the lives of young people who had started their way towards the dream of becoming professional footballers".

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