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18 die in Latvia supermarket collapse

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RIGA - At least 18 people were killed in Latvia when a supermarket's roof collapsed near the capital Riga, the interior minister said on Friday, more than doubling the previous toll. 

Rescuers search for survivors on November 21, 2013 under the rubble at the Maxima supermarket, after a roof collapsed in Riga, killing at least 18 people

"The latest information is that unfortunately 18 people have been killed," Interior Minister Rihards Koslovskis told the LNT TV channel, raising the previous toll of six.

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