Brazil nursery attack: Children set on fire in Minas Gerais

From BBC - October 5, 2017

At least four children and a teacher have been killed in Brazil after a security guard allegedly set fire to a childcare centre.

Military police said the man also set himself alight at the building in the remote town of Janauba, Minas Gerais state.

Video footage showed chaotic scenes outside, as parents cried and panicked as the news broke.

Some 40 people have been taken to local hospital.

At least 25 people, mostly children aged four and five, are being treated for burns.


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