Frank Liao, thanks for getting this story out so quickly. It will now show up on the home page for four hours. If new developments justify it, I'll renew this flag for another cycle.
Nightclub explosion in Perm, Russia kills more than 100 people
At least 109 people were killed and 140 injured in an explosion at the Lame Horse nightclub in the Ural City of Perm, Russia. Approximately 230 were in the club when the blast occurred late last night. The police was quoted as saying that the explosion was caused by firecrackers.
More than 100 people have been killed in an explosion at a nightclub in Russia, reports say.
Perm is a city about 700 miles east of Moscow.