Rio’s 200-year old National Museum hit by massive fire

A fire burns at the National Museum of Brazil in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil September 2, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

BRASILIA (Reuters) – A 200-year-old museum in Rio de Janeiro was hit on Sunday by a massive fire, images from television station Globo showed, threatening its collection of more than 20 million items ranging from archaeological findings to historical memorabilia. According to Globo’s website, there was no information yet on potential deaths, injuries, cause of […]

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