Fourteen killed in Brazil nightclub shootout

RIO DE JANEIRO (AFP) - At least 14 people were killed overnight in a shootout at a nightclub in Fortaleza, northeastern Brazil, officials said Saturday (Jan 28).

"We can confirm 14 deaths," Andre Costa, security secretary for the state of Ceara - of which Fortaleza is the capital - told a press conference.

Costa said that other victims are hospitalized in serious condition, but did not say how many people were injured.

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