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Brazil: Underreported fire damage at stadium triggers completion concerns


Damage caused by an October 2013 fire at the Arena Pantanal stadium in Cuiabá, Brazil, was much more than previously disclosed, Reuters reported citing a local report.

The news has now raised concerns on whether the stadium will be ready for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, which starts in June.

A prosecutor at the Public Ministry said the ministry will ensure "that no games occur (at the stadium) until the safety is completely guaranteed."

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