Inferno at Mahdia dormitory claims lives of 20 students

In a tragic incident at the Mahdia Secondary School dormitory, a devastating fire claimed the lives of at least 20 children in the early hours of Monday morning. Our publication understands the death toll had reached 20, with several others sustaining injuries.

Immediate measures were taken as seven individuals were being prepared for medical evacuation to Georgetown, emphasizing the urgency of their condition.

Several members of the government and officials are said to be en route to Mahdia to provide support and solidarity. The government has appealed for continued prayers for the children, their families, and the affected communities. the government has said it will provide all necessary assistance and resources to aid the affected families.