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Latvia mourns collapse victims

Worshippers attending Sunday morning service churches across Latvia have offered prayers for those who died after a supermarket roof collapsed in the capital Riga. Fifty four people have died and seven others are still missing, officials said.

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Latvia supermarket collapse death toll 'rises to 32'

Rescue workers have pulled more bodies from the ruins of a collapsed supermarket in the Latvian capital of Riga, taking the death toll to at least 32 people, Reuters reported.

An emergency service personnel walks past rubble from the collapsed Maxima supermarket in Riga, Latvia. Credit: REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

Cranes lifted large slabs from the wreckage of the Maxima store to try to find those trapped after the roof collapsed yesterday.

Rescue workers at the scene of the collapse. Credit: REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

Police said the death toll includes three rescue workers.

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