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79 people presumed dead in London tower fire

Death toll in London tower block fire rises to 79: police Death toll in London tower fire rises to 79, police say
Irune Rengel | 20 Junio, 2017, 11:44

"As I said, today we know there are 79 people who are either confirmed dead and have been identified, or are missing and sadly I have to presume are dead".

"My understanding is that the cladding that was reported wasn't in accordance with United Kingdom building regulations", Hands told Sky News.

Experts believe the building's new exterior cladding, which contained insulation, helped spread the flames quickly up the outside of the public housing tower early Wednesday.

"We will go where the evidence may take us", and do everything possible "to ensure that those responsible will be brought to justice", he said.

"We are grateful to the Prime Minister for listening to us and for the assurances she has given us but now we need to see real action and immediate results with centralised coordination of the relief effort with residents closely involved".

Gunmen killed 8 Afghan guards of a US base
Wahida Shahkar said the guards were attacked on their way to work at Bagram airfield, the main USA military base in Afghanistan. Last week, an Afghan soldier attacked USA troops at Camp Shaheen, in Mazar-e Sharif, injuring seven.

Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy warned that the death toll could rise further as he formally identified a first victim as 23-year-old Mohammad Alhajali.

Later on Sunday, former United Kingdom chancellor Philip Hammond said the cladding material used on the building was banned on British high-rises.

Fifty-eight people are missing and presumed dead in the Grenfell Tower disaster, the officer in charge of the investigation has said.

"Equally there may be people who were in there that we believe are missing that did escape but for whatever reason have not let it be known that they're safe and well, so again I would appeal to them directly". The country had held a minute's silence for the victims.

May, criticised for keeping her distance from angry residents during her visit to the charred remains of the apartment building, said on Saturday that the response to the disaster had been "not good enough".

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United Kingdom police have released images of the inside of Grenfell Tower and have warned the number feared to have died will rise above 58.

In addition, British health authorities will provide long-term bereavement counseling for those who lost loved ones in the tragedy.

One of the family's daughters said the community had been "very nice" and the family were getting help.

Cundy said the search and recovery operation was ongoing in the burnt-out 24-storey tower.

Officials are using dental records, fingerprints, DNA samples, tattoos and scars to try and positively identify victims.

Van crashes into London crowd causing numerous casualties, police say
The imam of Muslim Welfare House - which is also a community centre - said a passing police van was flagged down after the attack. Northumbria Police say there will be additional patrols taking place around all places of worship, including mosques this week.

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