A deadly explosion and fire ripped through a nightclub in the Romanian capital Bucharest killing dozens of revelers and injuring many more. Witnesses say the fire may have been sparked by a heavy metal band's pyrotechnical show.
Romanians are voting in parliamentary elections. Just a year after the prime minister stepped down in disgrace, the party that emerged from the ashes of Nicolae Ceausescu's Communist Party will probably win office again.
Romanian President Klaus Iohannis has blamed poor safety standards for the Bucharest nightclub blaze that killed 27 people. The eastern European country has declared three days of national mourning over the tragedy.
A blaze at a nightclub in the Romanian capital left at least 27 people dead and more than 180 people injured, according to the authorities. A metal band's pyrotechnical show has been blamed for sparking the deadly fire.
The Romanian interior ministry has said at least 25 people have been killed in a blaze at a Bucharest nightclub. The death toll is likely to climb as the club was apparently hosting a music show with pyrotechnic effects.
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