Deadly Malaysian School Fire Stemmed From Dispute Among Teens

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia—Police have detained seven youths in connection with a predawn fire at an Islamic boarding school, saying that a verbal dispute between them and students at the school led to an arson attack that killed at least 23 people.

Kuala Lumpur Police Chief Amar Singh said late Saturday that the suspects, who were between the ages of 11 and 18 years old, will remain in custody while the case is investigated under the…

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