Ar­rests for deadly fire

Herald Sun - - WORLD -

SEVEN boys have been ar­rested in con­nec­tion with a deadly fire that killed 23 peo­ple in the sleep­ing quar­ters of an Is­lamic board­ing school in Kuala Lumpur, po­lice chief Amar Singh con­firmed.

“The case is solved with the ar­rest of seven of them,” Mr Singh said, adding the sus­pects were aged be­tween 11 and 18.

None of the seven boys were pupils at the school. They were in­volved in a stand-off with pupils from the school a few days be­fore the in­ci­dent.

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