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    Moscow market death toll rises to 66 - ministry

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    MOSCOW, February 26 (RIA Novosti) - The death toll after the Thursday collapse of a Moscow market roof rose to 66 as one more person injured in the tragedy has died in a hospital, the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry said Sunday.

    The roof at the Basmanny market in downtown Moscow partially collapsed early Thursday. At present, the rescue operation has been completed, but the clearing of the debris is still under way.

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