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"Sadly I do believe that those numbers will increase", London Police Cmdr.

Met police commander Stuart Cundy told a media briefing Friday that 30 people were known to have died, including one person who died in hospital after being rescued.

This council committed basic gross negligence in providing basic human rights in their fire safety.

Londoners directed more of their anger toward Prime Minister Theresa May, who they say did not visit victims soon enough, instead choosing to meet with fire crews and police.

Harjinder Kukreja, a community member from a gurdwara at Ealing, said: "Sikh gurdwaras in London have started collecting and distributing spare clothes, toys, toiletries for Grenfell Tower evacuees".

Prime Minister Theresa May came under criticism for not meeting residents when she visited the disaster site Thursday to talk with emergency service chiefs.

The prime minister faced cries of "coward" and "shame on you" when she returned to the scene on Friday, having not met victims on her first visit.

May has pledged to hold a public inquiry into the fire.

Police have warned they may not be able to identify all of the victims and the fire brigade has said it does not expect to find more survivors.

South Wales assistant chief fire officer Andrew Thomas said: "This type of fire is rare and high-rise buildings are created to resist fire, stop the spread of smoke and provide a safe means of escape".

Britain's Press Association reported that some 70 people are still missing after the fire, based on a compilation of verified reports.

Six bodies have been recovered from the gutted 24-storey tower, while 11 have been located inside, but can not yet be removed.

Chris Imafidon, whose home overlooks Grenfell Tower, gave an emotional address to the crowd, holding a poster for one of the young children missing in one hand and a scorched piece of cladding in the other.

May ordered a full public inquiry.to ensure that "this awful tragedy is properly investigated".

A woman, who wiped away tears of frustration as she moved away from St Clement's Church, said: "Everyone has lost everything and no one is doing nothing". "We owe that to the families".

The Standard reported about 350 people had arrived at the protest by 5 p.m. local time, among them was pop singer Lily Allen who was brought up in the area.

The cause of the fire remains unknown. Exterior cladding that was added during a recent refurbishment might have played a part, local residents have said.

He said that there are strict requirements in Britain on materials used in cladding and that there was no evidence that those rules had been flouted. It includes tips such as putting a wet towel at the bottom of a door to keep smoke out or using it to breathe through; using duct tape and foil wrap to seal doors and vents; keeping a whistle and flashlight handy to alert officials; and hanging a brightly coloured cloth from your balcony to show your location. The authorities appeared to have ignored multiple warnings that drew from the experience of fires in other properties under their control, simply because they were not constrained by the law and knew the tenants were powerless to do anything.

The Labour leader said he was "very concerned" that the probe is not used to "delay any parallel actions which might be taken by interested parties".

The London Mayor said "there are pressing questions which demand urgent answers" as he called for a report "by the end of this summer at the latest" on Twitter.



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