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25 killed in Malaysia school fire

25 killed in Malaysia school fire

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  15 Sep 2017 12:00 AM GMT

Kuala Lumpur, Sept 14: At least 25 persons, including students and teachers, were killed in a fire at a religious school in the Malaysian capital here on Thursday, officials said. The fire at the Tahfiz Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah broke out in the early hours, BBC reported. A victim list released by the authorities showed 22 of the deceased was students while three others were religious teachers, Xinhua news agency reported. Officials said fire engines were at the site within minutes, and the blaze was put out within an hour. A number of students were also taken to the hospital, some suffering from smoke inhalation. (IANS)

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