Rescuers walk at the site of the Maxima supermarket in Riga on November 23, 2013, after the roof of the building caved in on shoppers on November 21
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Riga collapse was 'mass murder'

Rescue teams in Latvia have spent a second night sifting through the rubble of a supermarket that collapsed, killing dozens of people.

The collapse of a supermarket in the Latvian capital Riga has been described as "murder", by the country's president.

Andris Berzins said many defenceless people had been killed and that should be the basis for an investigation into the disaster.

The current death toll is 52 but some 10 families have told police they have missing relatives.

Damien McGuinness reports.

  • 23 Nov
  • From the section Europe