Jawi uses backhoes to speed up funeral process for Covid-19 victims

  • Nation
  • Sunday, 01 Aug 2021

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The recent hike in the number of Covid-19 fatalities has forced the funeral management team at several Muslim cemeteries in the city to use backhoes to dig graves as an effort to accelerate the funeral service.

Federal Territories Islamic Religious Department (Jawi) director Datuk Mohd Ajib Ismail said the team at the Raudhathul Sakinah Muslim Cemetery (TPIRS) on the KL-Karak Highway in Taman Selaseh and TPIRS Bukit Kiara sometimes had to bury more than 30 remains a day.

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