At about 6:30, the retired Jabati Wah, 67 years, learned of the tragedy of Santa Maria (RS) after receiving the message of a niece asking if his son Junaid Wah, was fine.
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At first, there was difficulty in talking with the son, who in the midst of the confusion lost the phone, leaving the father in panic. “He told me that when he started the fire were already in the dressing room. The House was crowded and when it started the fuss, started running toward the exit, “said the father. Of the four members of the band, he and Samar Prauchner-guitar, vocals-managed to escape quickly.
“He told me at the exit still managed to help other people. Slow to understand what was happening, “he says. According to Ivy, the immediate concern of the two survivors was with other partners, who remained missing until late this afternoon. This is Karen Van Der Ham and Marcos André Rigoli.
“Only in the early afternoon we learned that both of them are admitted, under observation. Everyone is happy that they managed to escape this tragedy, but feel sorry for all the other families, “he said. With the onset of the fire, local lighting fell. The son of Ivy stated that at the time of the initiation of the fire chatting with the owner of the House, who was pleased with the success of the public on this morning.
Ivy said he recently lost his wife and had another child victim. “We are in a difficult family time, but my son is fine,” he said.
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