People Confirmed Dead in Grenfell Tower Fire With 70 Still Unaccounted For

"Sadly at this time, there are 58 people who we have been told were in Grenfell Tower on the night that are missing and therefore sadly I have to assume that they are dead", he said.

London Police's investigation remains on-going, as fire crews continue the grim and slow task of identifying and recovering bodies from inside the tower.

Ms May says the fund aims to "give the victims the immediate support they need to care for themselves and for loved ones". Protesters drew up a list of demands from the council, which included that those who lost their homes in the fire be rehoused locally.

According to the Guardian, local residents became frustrated after May swiftly departed after her visit St Clement's church on Friday, leading to cries of "shame on you" and "coward" from a large crowd that had assembled to hear her speak. "I said 'why you didn't come - they brought us outside, I thought you are with us.' He said 'no one brought me outside.' He said, 'why you left me?'"

Anger mounted in London yesterday over a devastating tower block blaze with unconfirmed reports indicating that 70 people had died and dozens still unaccounted for.

The prime minister was pictured through a long lens camera being briefed by senior figures of the emergency services visiting the site but not meeting any of the residents.

Local residents shouted angry questions when London mayor Sadiq Khan paid a visit to the area. What emerges in the coming weeks and months will be very hard for many people, including politicians and organisations, but we must get to the truth, Mr Khan continued.

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A firefighter who battled an intense blaze devouring a 24-storey apartment building in London has been left wishing he did more.

Protesters demanding justice for the victims of the Grenfell Tower inferno have stormed Kensington Town Hall.

The building had been home to a diverse group of residents, many of them from Sudan, Eritrea, and Syria.

"They are fully aware of the true scale of this tragedy but can not comprehend why they are not being given more information".

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.

The Syria Solidarity Campaign said Alhajali, a civil engineering student, had been in a flat on the 14th floor when the fire broke out, and had spent two hours on the phone to a friend in Syria.

Cundy said there was "a risk that sadly we may not be able to identify everybody".

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