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Malaysia police say fire at headquarters destroyed waste paper, not secret documents

[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysian police said only waste paper was destroyed during a fire on the 10th floor of its headquarters, not secret documents relating to any ongoing investigations."It was just waste paper. Old papers that we were no longer using, application forms, book files. "All the paper that was burnt had been placed outside in the corridor, waiting for disposal," Federal criminal investigation department director Comm Datuk Seri Mohmad Salleh told The Star.

Comm Mohmad, whose department was affected by the fire, said that the fire on Wednesday only happened in the outer corridor of the office.

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