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    Mourners cry for justice after Brazil fire

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    Thousands of mourners marched through the city of Santa Maria in southern Brazil, calling for justice after one of the country's worst nightclub fires claimed the lives of 231 people. Across the country, football matches paused for a moment of silence to honour the dead, and pray for the 83 or more survivors, many of whom are in critical condition, suffering from severe burns and smoke inhalation. As the nationwide mourning period enters its second day, a police investigation have turned to whether key evidence has been hidden. Al Jazeera's Gabriel Elizondo reports from Santa Maria.