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9 firefighters dead in Brazil after cave roof collapses during training exercise

Brasilia – Nine firefighters died yesterday in Brazil’s Sao Paulo state after the roof of a cave in which they were training collapsed, authorities said, raising the death toll from three.

“There were nine dead and one person rescued. No more victims at the site,” the Sao Paulo fire department said on Twitter.

Earlier, officials had said there were three dead and six missing. — AFP

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