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TRAGEDY BEFELL 18 MALAYSIAN STUDENTS IN IOWA, AMES, US

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When most of us are grateful and happy to welcome Ramadhan this coming weekend, 18 Malaysian students (including my younger brother) who are currently studying in IOWA University, US are being tested by Allah just before the Ramadhan. Their South Meadow Apartments on South 5th Street, Ames city, Iowa, US was burned and destroyed in a fire which began in the early Sunday morning (US time), July 15 2012.


Alhamdulillah most of these students are back in Malaysia for summer holidays including my brother and some of them are on tour in US. Only few of them are spending their summer over there. My younger brother managed to talk to his housemate, Shafiq Mahadi who were there during the incident  on Sunday night (Malaysian time) and Alhamdulillah he is safe with the other 3 Malaysian students. No one was injured. But they are traumatized with everything that just happened in a split second. As for my brother, he was glad that he was back in Malaysia but at the back of his mind, i know that he…