(EXPRESS) — TERRIFIED pupils had to be evacuated at the weekend as fire broke out at a school in a suspected Islamic arson attack.

The 128 pupils, aged 11 and over, are boarders at the £3,000-a-year Darul Uloom School, in Chislehurst, Kent.

Police confirmed they are treating the blaze as suspicious.

Shocked school principal Mustafa Musa said yesterday that intruders started the fire just before midnight on Saturday.

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