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    Thousands of people rally demanding government resignations as the death toll from a night club fire at the weekend reached 32, with dozens more in the hospital in critical conditions, in Bucharest, Romania November 3, 2015.

    Protest Against Bucharest's District Mayor Subsides

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    Protests in the Romanian capital of Bucharest, demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Victor Ponta and the dismissal of Bucharest district mayor Cristian Piedone, have begun subsiding, currently some 5,000 people are left, the Romanian media reported Wednesday.

    CHISINAU (Sputnik) — Earlier in the day, about 25,000 people gathered in the center of Bucharest, on Tuesday, asking the government to take responsibility for the Colectiv nightclub's incident, when at least 27 people were killed.

    A huge fire broke out in the Colectiv night club in Bucharest on Friday night during a rock concert. According to media reports, fireworks, which were part of the band’s show, ignited the decorations of the club, triggering explosions.

    According to the local media, a group of protesters went to the Colectiv club to lay flowers and light candles in memory of the victims of the tragedy.


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