At Least 37 People Feared Killed in Philippines Mall Fire

  • Local officials say at least 37 people are believed to be killed in a fire at a shopping mall in Davao city of southern Philippines. Reports say call center employees got trapped in the upper floor when a fire broke out on the third floor of NCCC mall. Vice-Mayor of Davao told media that there is hardly any chance of survival of those trapped employees. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has met the families of the missing people who are trapped in the concerned mall. Janna Abdullah Mutalib, the marketing manager of the NCCC mall, reportedly said that third floor of the mall mainly sells clothes, appliances, and furniture.