Shopping Mall Fire Kills 'Dozens' in Davao

StoryfulNews Published December 24, 2017 5 Plays

Rumble Dozens of people were feared dead after a fire broke out at a shopping mall in the Philippines on Saturday, December 23. This video taken by an onlooker shows smoke billowing from the NCCC building in Davao as emergency services attended the scene. The fire reportedly started at around 9.35am with an unconfirmed number of people trapped inside, according to local website GMA News. Officials later said at least 37 people were considered dead or missing following the fire, CNN reported. Local news website reported that the mall is one of the city’s biggest shopping centers. President Rodrigo Duterte met with the families of victims to express his condolences on Saturday, the site said. Credit: Twitter/kathpascua via Storyful