Girl, 11, safely coaxed down from tahfiz centre roof in Kampar


IPOH: Firemen successfully persuaded an 11-year-old girl to come down from the roof of a tahfiz centre in Kampar.

Perak Fire and Rescue Department operations commander Zahuri Zainal Abidin said the department received a distress call at about 8.30am on Tuesday (April 23).

"Firemen managed to coax her down from the roof.

"It took us about 15 minutes to persuade her to come down," he added.

Those suffering from mental health issues or contemplating suicide can reach out to the Mental Health Psychosocial Support Service (03-2935 9935 or 014-322 3392); Talian Kasih (15999 or 019-261 5999 on WhatsApp); Jakim’s Family, Social and Community care centre (011-1959 8214 on WhatsApp); and Befrienders Kuala Lumpur (03-7627 2929, go to www.befrienders.org.my/centre-in-malaysia for a full list of numbers and operating hours or email sam@befrienders.org.my).

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