Fire kills at least 25 at religious school in Malaysian capital

September 14, 2017 04:57

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KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 14 - At least 25 people, including students, were killed in a fire that broke out early on Thursday morning at a religious school in the capital, Kuala Lumpur, officials said.

The fire at Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah was reported at around 5.40 a.m. (2140 GMT Wednesday), according to a statement from the Malaysian Fire and Rescue Department. The bodies have been moved to a nearby hospital, officials said.

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