Maxima denies responsibility, appeals conviction for Riga supermarket roof collapse

Lithuanian-owned supermarket chain Maxima Latvija has appealed a Riga court ruling which found the company liable for a roof collapse in one of its stores in 2013 that killed 54 people.
Maxima roof collapse in 2013
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