Portugal: Eight dead and dozens injured in fire and stampede

At least eight people have been killed and dozens injured in a fire and stampede in Portugal. A heater is thought to have exploded at a packed residents' association building in the small town of Vila Nova da Rainha where an amateur card tournament was taking place on Saturday night. The two-storey popular gathering place is near the town of Tondela, 260 km northeast of Lisbon. Tondela Mayor Jos'e Ant'onio Gomes Jesus said: "The fire was likely caused by a heater which quickly...

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