Posts tagged as tragic fire

Several illegal hostels raided after tragic fire in Rīga

Friday, April 30, 2021

Following the tragic fire at the illegal hostel in Rīga, Merķeļa Street, the city construction board and municipal police discovered several more such illegal accommodation sites in a raid and ordered them to be closed, Latvian Television reported April 29. Police carried out searches at the residences and workplaces of  three people detained on Wednesday   in relation to the  fire of Merķeļa Street   illegal hostel. Documents and data…

In Latvia Tukums residents protest against police investigation of tragic fire

Thursday, April 29, 2021

On Wednesday, April 28, friends and supporters of the dead Normunds Kindzulis gathered in a protest in Tukums against the police investigation in the case, Latvian Radio reported. The police are investigating several options after what happened in Tukums, when Kindzulis  was drenched in fire   accelerant and lit,  dying of his injuries   Wednesday. It was first presumed to be a homophobically motivated hate crime preceded by threats which had…