Witness Heard Cries For Help From Tahfiz Centre

Last update: 14/09/2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 14 (Bernama) -- The cries for help from Tahfiz Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah students haunts the memory of Shahirman Sharil , who witnessed the fire which broke out at the religious school at Jalan Keramat Ujung here early today.

Shahirman, 39, who lives nearby the tahfiz centre, said it was about 5 am when he heard the students crying for help.

"It was still dark outside, but I could see the third floor of the tahfiz centre was ablaze. With the help of nearby resident, I helped to bring out the students.

"As for those on the third floor, we told them to jump and we waited to catch them. Some of them already suffered burns.

"We did whatever we could before the firemen arrived," he told Bernama when met at the scene.....