Ten die in Rio de Janeiro fire

Ten die in Rio de Janeiro fire

Ten die in Rio de Janeiro fire

Ventura remains in critical situation with burns on 30 percent of his body. 'This is the worst tragedy to happen to the club in its 123 years'.

"The majority of them (the team) stayed, my friends stayed (at the facility)", he said.

Police spokesman Col. Mauro Fliess said the confrontation took place Friday as officers entered the area where the suspects were hiding. We are collaborating with the authorities so that they can find the cause of this accident.

There is still no official information about what caused the fire.

Brazilian clubs often provide accommodations to players from outside the city, although local sports columnist Juca Kfouri told The New York Times that living conditions are historically "atrocious". Violence has worsened in Falled-Fogueteiro, where two rival drug trafficking groups fight one another, the report said.

Because of those heavy rains the football facility remained without electricity or water Friday as the fire broke out, G1 reported. The fire official said that could not be confirmed. "I just spoke to Caix Suarez and he is alive", said Rodrigues, adding that the youth told him he ran when he saw the flames.

"Flamengo is in mourning" the team said on its Twitter account. The blaze has engulfed a dormitory at the centre.

In a statement shared by the presidency, he added that he was dismayed by "this tragedy. which has taken the lives of young people who had started the journey towards realizing their professional dreams".

Vinicius Junior, the Real Madrid forward signed from Flamengo previous year, tweeted: "Just remembering the nights and days I spent, it's creepy". Let us pray for all! "Strength, strength and strength".

"I still can't believe it but praying for all. God bless everyone's family!"

As news of the fire broke, several teams and players expressed their condolences on Twitter.

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Brazilian and Everton summer signing Richarlison revealed how he nearly quit football when he was young before hitting his breakthrough.

Messages to Flamengo officials were not immediately answered.

Of the ten, four are Flamengo youth team players, two are young boys on trial, and four are club employees.

"For poor kids, many see it as the only path", he said. In recent years, major clubs such as Vasco da Gama, Botafogo and Parana have hit the headlines due to the precarious conditions of their training centres.

The club spent roughly $6.2 million to expand the training ground known as "Ninho do Urubu" over the past year.

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