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Death toll from London inferno rises to 58

Sveva Terracina | 19 Giugno, 2017, 05:43

Sixteen bodies have been taken to a mortuary for examination.

He also said: "As the mayor of London I will do my bit to be the advocate, to be the fighter, and to be the champion of these people".

Cundy said police had now managed to get to the top of the tower and had undertaken a first visual search for victims, ahead of later painstaking searches. He says "my heart goes out to those affected".

Opponents said May's handling of the fire had thrust her position further into doubt by showing a failure to feel the public mood and act decisively. A new sign was put up, removing that detail.

Chancellor Philip Hammond said the cladding, which has been blamed for spreading the fire, is banned in Britain.

"The current number of fatalities is at least 30".

Two nearby Underground subway lines were partially shut down Saturday in the fire area to make sure that debris from the tower did not land on the tracks. Hundreds have been left homeless, putting more pressure on officials in a city plagued by a chronic housing shortage. Police have established a security cordon around the building to protect public safety and allow searchers easy access to the wrecked building.

Angry crowds also stormed a local government office Friday, shouting, "We want justice" and demanding that authorities provide an accounting of the victims, as well as support for the survivors.

The announcement by a spokesman comes a day after May was heckled during a visit to the west London neighbourhood where Wednesday's inferno took place. Grief over a high-rise tower blaze that killed dozens of p.


Prime Minister Theresa May met with victims of the disaster at Downing Street on Saturday, before declaring that the support given to families in the aftermath of the tragedy was "not good enough". Bellerin, a defender, also plays for London club Arsenal.

On the lack of sprinklers in Grenfell Tower, and other buildings, he said: "My understanding is that the best expert advice is that retrofitting sprinklers may not always be the best technical way of ensuring fire safety in a building".

She said that during her recent visits to Manchester, the site of the suicide bombing last month which claimed 22 lives, and London-the scene of a terror attack earlier this month and most recently the massive fire - she has been "profoundly struck by the immediate inclination of people throughout the country to offer comfort and support to those in desperate need". The queen was born in April but celebrates in June.

The latest figure included the 30 already confirmed to have died in the devastating fire on Wednesday.

After having spoken to many members of the congregation as well as others who came in after the service to see him, Khan paid tribute to the local community for its resilience but said a feeling of anger remains.

NHS England says the injured are being treated in four London hospitals.

Some 600 people were living in the tower's 120 apartments.

The fire at the 24-story building has led to community anger and protests over the British government's response.

Fire safety experts believe that cladding put on the building's exterior during a renovation previous year was less fire retardant, which may have fueled the blaze.

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