• 2003-08-31
In a sense, the explosion at Riga's Central Market that took the lives of five individuals and injured 10 others is not particularly shocking. You play with fire, you get burned. Just this week 29 died in China – the home of gunpowder – after a fireworks assembly plant went ablaze at the end of the workday. In February this year, 100 people died at a Rhode Island nightclub after a pyrotechnic display suddenly set the roof on fire and collapsed on a crowd of rock-n-rollers. Blasts at fireworks plants in Mexico and the Netherlands in recent years also claimed dozens of lives. And the tragic l...
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