Fire kills 25 at religious school in Kuala Lumpur

Further details are awaited.

Himanshu Srivastava | Published On: Sep 14, 2017 02:52 PM IST |   49

Fire kills 25 at religious school in Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia]:

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 Thursday.

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. 

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