Roof of Latvia grocery caves in, claims 47 lives

The death toll stands at 47 after the roof of grocery store Maxima in Riga, Latvia, collapsed, according to these reports. A 5,300-square-foot area of the roof caved in, with a second collapse killing three rescue workers who responded immediately to the incident. Construction of a winter garden on the roof may be to blame, but the cause of the collapse is still unknown, and an investigation into potential building code violations is pending, these reports say.

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