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Malaysia: Fire kills 25 at religious school in Kuala Lumpur

News Agencies | Updated on: 14 September 2017, 9:10 IST
Pusat Tahfiz Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah at Jalan Keramat Ujung in Myanmar (ANI)

At least 23 students and two wardens were left dead after a massive fire broke out at a religious school, Pusat Tahfiz Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah, at Jalan Keramat Ujung in Myanmar, on 14 September.

The Kuala Lumpur Fire and Rescue Department spokesman said that six students and a member of the public were injured in the incident, The Malaysian Times reported.

The topmost floor of the three-storey building was still burning during the call (azan) of the morning prayer, according to videos made by onlookers.

Further details are awaited. 

-ANI

First published: 14 September 2017, 8:16 IST
 
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