Source Pravda.Ru

Tremendous tragedy in Buenos Aires nightclub

Authorities on Saturday were seeking to question the business partners of the owner of a &to=http:// english.pravda.ru/world/20/91/368/14753_dissident.html ' target=_blank>Buenos Aires nightclub where a fire broke out during a rock concert, killing 175 people and injuring hundreds, with survivors reporting that the building's emergency exits were locked.

Club owner Omar Chaban was detained Friday and was expected to face questioning in the coming days, while police were looking for the three partners, who have not contacted investigators since the fire late Thursday.

Meanwhile, workers posted lists of the injured and dead at city hospitals, where families gathered for news of their loved ones, while tearful parents and relatives filed into the city's morgue to identify bodies, says ABC News.

According to the Xinhua news, Chinese President &to=http:// english.pravda.ru/world/2003/05/21/47238.html ' target=_blank>Chinese President Hu Jintao on Saturday offered condolences to his Argentine counterpart Nestor Kirchner over the fire tragedy that killed 175 people in Argentina's capital Buenos Aires.