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25 people, mostly students, killed in Malaysia school fire

25 people, mostly students, killed in Malaysia school fire.....»»

Category: newsSource: manilatimes_net manilatimes_netSep 14th, 2017

9 dead as Taliban gunmen storm Pakistan school

PESHAWAR, Pakistan – Nine people were killed and dozens injured Friday, December 1, when burqa-clad Taliban militants stormed a training institute in the northwestern city of Peshawar as Pakistan marked the birthday of the Prophet Mohammed, officials said. Police said at least three militants opened fire at security near the gates ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 1st, 2017

52 people killed in Kazakhstan bus fire

ASTANA, Kazakhstan (UPDATED) – Fifty-two ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 18th, 2018

52 people killed in Kazakhstan bus fire

“On January 18 at 10:30 am, a bus caught fire … 55 passengers and two drivers were on board. Five people who managed to escape are receiving medical assistance. The rest died on the spot,” the ministry said, without elaborating on the cause of the blaze. #BeFullyInformed 52 people killed in Kazakhstan bus fire Fifty-two… link: 52 people killed in Kazakhstan bus fire.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 18th, 2018

BFP sacks 5 fire execs due to NCCC mall tragedy

  Published: 2:16 p.m., Dec. 31, 2017 | Updated: 9:52 p.m., Dec. 31, 2017 DAVAO CITY --- Five city fire officials were relieved of duty in the wake of the city's worst fire in years that killed 38 people, 37 of them call center agents. The Southern Mindanao office of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) issued the relief order effective on Sunday for City Fire Marshal Honey Fritz Alagano, Insp. Renero Jimenez, Senior FO1 Leo Lauzon, FO2 Joel Quizmundo and Senior FO1 Roger Dumag. Alagano had overall supervision of the city fire department while Jimenez was chief of the fire station that had jurisdiction over the New City Commercial Center (NCCC) Mall on Don Julian Rodr...Keep on reading: BFP sacks 5 fire execs due to NCCC mall tragedy.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 31st, 2017

Fire in NY caused by boy playing with stove; 12 people dead

A fire that killed 12 people including four (4) children was ignited by a three-year-old boy who was playing with stove burners in New York on Thursday evening, the fire department chief said. The fire was said to have ripped through an apartment building near the Bronx Zoo, a place that is considered as one… link: Fire in NY caused by boy playing with stove; 12 people dead.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 30th, 2017

Gunman opens fire on Cairo church; shootout kills at least 9

CAIRO, Egypt --- A gunman on a motorcycle opened fire Friday outside a church in a Cairo suburb and at a nearby store, sparking a shootout that killed at least nine people, including eight Coptic Christians, authorities said. It was the latest attack targeting Egypt's embattled Christian minority. The gunman was also killed, along with at least one police officer, officials said. The local affiliate of the extremist Islamic State (ISIS) group claimed responsibility for the attack late Friday, saying it was carried out by a "security detail" and that one of its men was "martyred" in the strike. The claim was carried by the group's Aamaq news agency. The attack began when the ...Keep on reading: Gunman opens fire on Cairo church; shootout kills at least 9.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 30th, 2017

Gunman kills 9 in attack on Egypt church

CAIRO, Egypt (UPDATED) – A gunman opened fire on a church south of Cairo on Friday, December 29, killing at least 9 people before policemen shot him dead, officials and state media said.  Health ministry spokesman Khaled Megahed told state television that the gunman who was shot dead had killed 9 people ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 29th, 2017

Gunman kills seven outside Coptic church in Cairo suburb – ministry

A gunman opened fire on worshipers and Egyptian security forces stationed outside a Coptic church in a Cairo suburb on Friday and killed at least seven people before he was wounded and arrested, the Interior Ministry said. Source link link: Gunman kills seven outside Coptic church in Cairo suburb – ministry.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 29th, 2017

Davao mayor denies being an endorser of fire-stricken NCCC Mall

DAVAO CITY -- Mayor Sara Duterte Carpio on Thursdaybroke her silence over what she described as questions about her impartiality in connection with the NCCC Mall fire, which killed 38 people. "There have been suggestions that I should inhibit myself from the investigation of the NCCC mall fire because of an endorsement contract," she said in a statement. But she said she could not inhibit herself because she was not even a member of the investigation team of the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP). "For the record, I am not part of the investigation team," she said. Carpio said she never volunteered to be part of the investigators. "And under normal circumstances, a city m...Keep on reading: Davao mayor denies being an endorser of fire-stricken NCCC Mall.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 28th, 2017

Violations of mall safety rules bared

DAVAO CITY---The militant Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) in Southern Mindanao on Tuesday called for a thorough investigation into the fire that tore through a shopping mall here on Christmas Eve, citing survivors' complaints that pointed to violations of safety rules. At least 37 people, all call center workers at the US market research company Survey Sampling International (SSI) Davao, were killed in the 32-hour fire that destroyed the four-story New City Commercial Center in President Duterte's hometown. The bodies of the victims have been recovered and Mr. Duterte has promised the families that he will get to the truth about the fire. "What I assured them is that the truth will ...Keep on reading: Violations of mall safety rules bared.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 27th, 2017

S. Korean police nab building owner, manager over fire that killed 29

South Korean police have arrested the owner and the manager of a building where 29 people died in a fire last week, accusing the pair of multiple safety lapses, including blocked exits and malfunctioning sprinkler systems......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsDec 26th, 2017

Philippines mall fire: Probe launched after 37 people killed

DAVAO, Philippines - After a fire burnt through parts of a Philippines mall, sending plumes of smoke into the skies and killing 37 people, Philippine authorities announced that they had ordered a c.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsDec 26th, 2017

Aguirre orders criminal probe of mall blaze

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II on Monday ordered a criminal investigation into a shopping mall fire in Davao City that authorities said killed 37 employees of an American call center company. Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III also urged fire authorities to determine why the 37 people were trapped inside the four-story New City Commercial Center (NCCC) in President Duterte's hometown. The NCCC Mall is operated by Lim Tian Siu trading company, whose owner is close to the Duterte family. Aguirre announced the inquiry as firefighters entered what remained of the NCCC Mall to recover the bodies. Bodies found Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte later announced that 36...Keep on reading: Aguirre orders criminal probe of mall blaze.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 25th, 2017

Tragedy in the Philippines: 37 Killed in a Shopping Center

37 people have probably died in a fire in a shopping center in the Philippine city of Davao last night. This was reported by assistant mayor Paolo Douterte, son of the country's president, Rodrigo Dut.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsDec 25th, 2017

Paolo Duterte resigns as Davao vice mayor

The President's eldest son Paolo Duterte shocked the Davao City Council by announcing on Christmas Day his resignation as vice mayor, two days after a fire killed 37 people at a mall in the city, and as Mindanaoans reeled from the impact of back-to-back storms......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsDec 25th, 2017

Justice dep t launches criminal probe after deadly Davao mall fire

DAVAO CITY, Philippines (UPDATED) – Philippine authorities ordered a criminal investigation Monday, December 25, into a  shopping mall fire in Davao City that killed dozens of people, most of them call center staff from an American firm. Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II announced the inquiry as the government raised the toll from ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 25th, 2017

Tragedy in the Philippines: 37 Killed in a Shopping Center

37 people have probably died in a fire in a shopping center in the Philippine city of Davao last night. This was reported by assistant mayor Paolo Douterte, son of the country's president, Rodrigo Dut.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsDec 25th, 2017

Mall fire: Duterte weeps for 37 dead

[ventuno id='MCsxMDU3MzU3fHwyMzY4fHwxMDg2fHwxLDIsMQ=='][/ventuno]   DAVAO CITY---A fire that swept through a shopping mall in Davao City was believed to have killed at least 37 employees of an American call center housed in the building, according to local officials. Firefighters found one burned body as the blaze was brought under control on Sunday, but 36 others remained missing and were feared dead, Mayor Sara Duterte, President Duterte's daughter, told reporters. Mayor Duterte said firefighters had "assessed that no one would survive in that heat and with that thick, black smoke." Six people were rescued and taken to the hospital. The President, who served more...Keep on reading: Mall fire: Duterte weeps for 37 dead.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 24th, 2017

37 feared dead in Davao City mall fire

MANILA, Philippines (3rd UPDATE) – At least 37 people, including call center staff from an American firm, were believed killed in a fire that engulfed a shopping mall in Davao City, Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte said on Sunday, December 24.  Firemen found one body as the blaze was brought ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 24th, 2017

Duterte visits relatives of Davao mall fire victims

DAVAO CITY, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte on Christmas Eve, December 24, visited the relatives of the victims of the mall fire in Davao City, which is feared to have killed at least 37 people. Duterte, along with Davao Archbishop Romulo Valles, began comforting the relatives ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 24th, 2017