4 killed on Carnival float in city of Santos brazil

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4 killed on Carnival float
Four people were killed and several injured after a car caught fire during a carnival parade in the Brazilian city of Santos.

The fire started after the vehicle float touched a power line and caused a short circuit, officials said.

Power was knocked went to thousands of home and street lights, the area plunged into darkness early on Tuesday.

The authorities immediately left the event.

"This is a tragedy for our city," said the mayor of Santos, Paulo Alexandre Barbosa. "We cannot continue the parade in the current cue. This is a moment of extreme sadness."

The vehicle involved in the accident belonged to a group called samba Sangue Jovem (Young Blood), mainly formed by the fans of Santos Football Club.

The float was as a tribute to football legend Pele, who played for the club from the late 1950s to the early 1970s developed.

A group of children were on top of the float during the parade, but it had not left injured shortly before the fire was started, officials said. Tolong Share ya ^^
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