Manila, Nine people were killed after a fire razed a

house in the Philippine capital of Manila, according to Philippine

Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) today.

Jasmine Kalma, the mother of the children who were with her on the

second floor, is the only survivor of the fire after jumping from the

second floor.

All the victims were asleep when the fire broke out in the house that

is made of light materials. BFP investigators said preliminary

investigations showed the fire was caused by a short circuit.

Source: Oman News Agency