23 killed in fire at tahfiz school in KL

23 killed in fire at tahfiz school in KL
Fire and Rescue Department personnel at the scene this morning. - Photo courtesy of Fire and Rescue Department.
KUALA LUMPUR: Twenty-one students and two teachers died in a fire at a religious school, Pusat Tahfiz Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah, at Jalan Keramat Ujung here early today.

According to a Kuala Lumpur Fire and Rescue Department spokesman, six students and a member of the public were injured in the incident.

The Fire and Rescue Department received a distress call at 5.41 am.
Video recordings by the public showed the top most floor of the three-storey building was still burning during the call (azan) of the morning prayer (Subuh). - BERNAMA

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