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Najib Expressed His Sadness On Fire At Pusat Tahfiz

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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has expressed his condolences over the early morning blaze that razed a tahfiz school, here.

In a tweet this morning, he said he was deeply saddened by the news that Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah Tahfiz Centre went up in flames, claiming more than 20 lives.

“Innalillah. I am very sad to read that Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah Tahfiz Centre was destroyed by fire and killed more than 20 lives.

“May their souls be blessed by Allah SWT. Al-Fatihah,” he said on his Twitter handle, @NajibRazak. The Prime Minister is currently on a three-day visit to the US.

A spokesman from the City Fire and Rescue Department when contacted said they received a call on the incident in Datuk Keramat at 5.41am.

The Tahfiz center was three-stories high and the fire occurred in one of the bedrooms on the third floor.

Authorities have yet to confirm the total number of victims involved. -NST

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