GOMBAK: Preparations for burial plots are underway at Raudhatul Sakinah cemetery in Kampung Muda, Gombak to lay to rest 12 students of Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah Tahfiz school who perished in the early morning fire yesterday morning.
The weather is somewhat downcast at the cemetary this morning to lend a solemn mood to the atmosphere.
According to a worker identified only as Remi, 27, who has been at this cemetery since 2015, the preparation for the graves had started since yesterday morning at 9am.
“We managed to dig 9 graves yesterday but because of the rain, we had to stop and continue digging early this morning for another three.”
Besides the authorities, some of the residents near the cemetery have come to help out.
However, it is observed that family members of the victims have yet to arrive at the the cemetry. -NST