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IPOH: Two sisters were killed when their house at Sungai Betul Bawah, Tanjung Piandang, Kuala Kurau, about 110 kilometres from here, caught fire early this morning.

According to the Perak State Fire and Rescue Department spokesman, the victims were identified as Aisyah Din, 80, and her sister Ida, 56, a person with disability.

Two sisters were killed in the fire at Sungai Betul Bawah, Tanjung Piandang. -NSTP/ Courtesy of Fire and Rescue Dept.

He said the department received the emergency call about 1.52 am before a fire engine from the Kuala Kurau Fire and Rescue Station, assisted by volunteer firefighters from Tanjung Piandang, were rushed to the location.

Firemen put out the fire in Sungai Betul Bawah, Tanjung Piandang. -NSTP/ Courtesy of Fire and Rescue Dept.

“When the firefighters reached the site, the flames already engulfed 80 per cent of the house.

“The bodies of two victims were found near the main door of the house,” he said when contacted, here, today. -- Bernama

The bodies of the victims were found near the main door of the house. -NSTP/ Courtesy of Fire and Rescue Dept.
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