PM expresses sadness over fire at religious school in Keramat

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak expressed his sadness over the fire which broke out a religious school, Pusat Tahfiz Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah in Keramat here, which claimed more than 20 lives early today.

"Innalillah. Very sad to read (news) that Pusat Tahfiz Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah was on fire and claimed more than 20 lives. May their souls be blessed by Allah SWT. Al-Fatihah," he posted on his Twitter today.

As at 10.30am, 22 students and two teachers were reported killed in the fire which broke out about 5.15am.

Six students and a member of the public were injured in the incident. — Bernama