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‘Lethal fire’ kills 8 people at an illegal hostel in Latvia’s Riga city

Eight people have been killed and several others seriously hurt in a fire at an illegal hostel in the Latvian capital Riga, officials say. Firefighters were called to an apartment on the top floor of a six-storey building in the city’s Merkela Street in the early hours of Wednesday. At least 24 people were evacuated […]