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    Latvian President Calls Store Collapse That Killed 54 'murder'

    Wochit Headline News

    by Wochit Headline News

    Rescue workers have stopped searching the rubble of a supermarket collapse that killed at least 54 people in a disaster that Latvia's president called "murder". "This is a case which should be clearly named, that it is a murder of an enourmous amount of defenceless people," said President Andris Berzins in a television interview. The search in the ruins of Riga's Maxima store was aborted after part of a roof which had remained intact since the Thursday disaster fell in at around 1600 GMT on Saturday.