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'Shoddy errors' made when collapsed Latvia store was built

'Shoddy errors' made when collapsed Latvia store was built
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An independent engineers’ report in Latvia says “shoddy errors” were made in the construction of a supermarket whose roof collapsed last week, killing 54 people.

Aldis Grasmanis, Valerijs Vasiljevs et Didzis Zigurs drew up their conclusions in a report for the building company Re&Re after studying construction documents.

The head of the Lithuanian Maxima chain in Latvia, Gintaras Jasinskas, a LIthuanian citizen, was sacked on Thursday after refusing to accept responsibility.

His comments – “why should I resign?” – provoked a diplomatic row between the two countries.