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Tear gas grenade kills five in Peru's nightclub
Updated: 2008-12-26 13:40
LIMA - Five people were killed and 10 others injured early Thursday when a tear gas grenade was detonated in a crowded nightclub in southeastern Peru, police said.

Police said three women and two men died of asphyxiation. Ten others were injured while escaping from the nightclub and were hospitalized in the southern city of Juliaca.

People living nearby later set fire to the nightclub, saying they were tired of the noise and trouble at the club.