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4 Indians killed in Malaysian fire

Four Indian nationals working in a saree shop in Malaysia's southern Johor state were burnt to death in a fire early this morning.

Written by Agencies | Kuala Lumpur |
March 10, 2010 11:13:41 am

Four Indian nationals working in a saree shop in Malaysia’s southern Johor state were burnt to death in a fire early this morning.

The workers died when fire broke out in the textile shop at 3 a.m (local time),Deputy Director of Johor Fire and rescue Department Shukor Sani Hashim was quoted by online newspapers as saying. He said that three shops adjacent to the saree shop were also destroyed in the fire at Jalan Pasar,Masai in Johor.

The official did not reveal the identity of the Indian nationals. No other details about the incident were available yet. Thousands of Indians,both skilled and semi skilled,work in Malaysia which is heavily dependant on foreign workers.

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