Death toll in fire at nightclub in Brazil incrased to 200 people, Reuters agency reported on Sunday citing local media reports.
Earlier it was reported about 159 people died.
Bodies were still being removed from the Kiss nightclub in the southern city of Santa Maria, according to Major Gerson da Rosa Ferreira, who was leading rescue efforts at the scene for the military police.
Ferreira said the victims died of asphyxiation or from being trampled, and there were as many as 500 people inside the club when the fire broke out.
About 2,000 people were at the club. The number of victims, according to the report, may increase.