Boy, 8, burnt to death in container fire at playground

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  • Sunday, 13 Jan 2019

GEORGE TOWN: An eight-year-old boy was killed after he was trapped inside a container which caught fire in Kampung Jawa here on Sunday (Jan 13).

Firemen found the charred remains of the boy identified as Muhammad Saifuddin Ali Subahan after putting out the flames at 12.40pm.

The container was located in a playground along Jalan Bahagia and was used to store scrap.

Based on initial investigation, the container was usually not locked and children often played in it.
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