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Sabah Mosque Razed To The Ground, Cause Remains Unknown

95% of the structure was destroyed.

PAPAR – The Nurul Iman Sabindo mosque located near Taman Pantai Lok Kawi Lok was destroyed in a fire early this morning, reported Harian Metro.

This incident, which took place around 3:30am, saw the 297 square meter mosque losing at least 95% of its structure to the flames.

Sabah mosque razed to the ground, cause remains unknown | weirdkaya
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A spokesperson for the Malaysian Fire and Rescue Department (JPBM) of Sabah said that a distress call was lodged at 3:38am.

He added that a total of 14 officers, rescuers and a team from the Emergency Service Assistance Unit were dispatched to the scene.

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“Upon their arrival, they immediately began putting out the fire with two hoses measuring 100 meters long.

Sabah mosque razed to the ground, cause remains unknown | weirdkaya
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“The fire was later brought under control at 4:26 am,” he said in a statement today.

Fortunately, no casualties or injuries were reported and the rescue operation ended at 7:17am.

Further investigations into the cause of the fire is currently being carried out by JPBM’s forensic team.

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