Concern over lack of safety measures at rural hostels

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  • Monday, 13 Jan 2003

SIBU: The SK Iban Union hostel fire has raised public concern over the safety of the thousands of rural students staying in hostels in the state. 

Most of the wooden hostels in rural schools were built a long time ago - some during the colonial period - and have no emergency exits and other safety measures. 

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