Despite tragedies, tahfiz schools refuse to act on safety

Zaim Ibrahim

A fire engulfing the fourth floor of a girls’ hostel in Banting last Tuesday. In the 5am incident, 131 female pupils escaped unhurt. – Facebook pic, August 5, 2020.

TAHFIZ school operators have yet to learn the hard lessons on safety after a fire that killed 23 pupils and a teacher in Kuala Lumpur three years ago, said Muslim groups.

They told The Malaysian Insight that the tragedy should have been a reality check to spur tahfiz schools into taking safety measures more seriously.

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  • If a school doesnt have the funds to have safe buildings, they should close.

    Posted 1 month ago by Malaysia New hope