: 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 READ: Fire at tahfiz school: All bodies burnt READ: Tahfiz centre inferno: PM Najib offers condolences READ: Religious school inferno: Selangor govt offers aid to affected families