KUALA LUMPUR: Up to 25 people are reported dead in a blaze which destroyed a tahfiz school in Datuk Keramat here early this morning.
It is understood that the bodies are being transported to the KL Hospital.
According to authorities, the school at Jalan Keramat Hujung caught fire at about 5.15am.
When contacted, a spokesman from the City Fire and Rescue Department said they received a call about the incident at 5.41am.
As of 8am, the Department has nine fire engines from four stations at the scene.
The spokesman said firefighting operations are ongoing.