Islamic boarding school fire in Bromley treated as suspicious by police

Two people treated for smoke inhalation after fire at Darul Uloom school, amid ongoing fears of reprisals for Woolwich murder

Fire officers survey the fire damaged Bravanese Islamic centre in Muswell Hill

The fire at the Darul Uloom school comes less than a week after a blaze destroyed the Bravanese Islamic centre in Muswell Hill, north London (above). Photograph: Getty Images

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Police are treating a fire on Saturday night at an Islamic boarding school on the south-east outskirts of London as suspicious, amid continuing fears of reprisals after the Woolwich murder of Drummer Lee Rigby.

Two people were treated for smoke inhalation after fire broke out at the Darul Uloom Islamic school in Chislehurst, Bromley.

No arrests have been made but a Metropolitan police spokesman said: “It is suspicious”.

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