Accident: Riga shopping centre roof collapse

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Name
Accident: Riga shopping centre roof collapse Gender: N/A
born on 21 November 2013 at 17:41 (= 5:41 PM )
Place Riga, Latvia, 56n57, 24e06
Timezone EET h2e (is standard time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Liefeld
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 29°29' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 14°04 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 01°45'



Accident: Riga shopping centre roof collapse
photo: Valenciano, license gfdl

Biography

On 21 November 2013, the roof of a shopping centre in the Zolitūde neighbourhood of Riga, Latvia, collapsed at 17:41 local time. The disaster killed 54 people, including three rescue workers; another 41 were injured. An unknown number of people were able to leave the store on their own after the initial collapse. This was the worst disaster in Latvia since 1950, when the steamer Mayakovsky sank in Riga, resulting in the deaths of 147 people.

Link to Wikipedia: Zolitūde Shopping centre roof collapse

Source Notes

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Categories

  • Mundane : Disasters : Accidents (Shopping centre roof collapse.)