At least three dead in mall fire in Peru ahead of global summit | Reuters

LIMA At least three people have died in a fire raging at a popular seaside mall in Lima on Wednesday ahead of a global summit that will bring together the presidents of the United States, Russia, China and other countries, the fire department said.Miguel Eduardo Yi, a fire department chief in Lima, said the cause was still unknown and that firefighters were working to rescue people from the Larcomar commercial center. Peru is hosting the annual Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit this week and world leaders are expected to arrive in coming days.

(Reporting By Lima Newsroom)

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Updated Date: Nov 16, 2016 23:46 PM

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