Victims of Mexican fire blame government

Families say firemen not equipped to fight Monterrey casino blaze that killed 52 people in August.

    Families of victims of a Mexican arson attack are saying many lives were lost because firemen were not equipped to fight the blaze.

    Fifty-two people were killed when a fire broke out in a crowded casino in Monterrey in August.

    As Al Jazeera's Franc Contreras reports, the families want the state government and the casino owner to be held accountable.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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