Grenfell Tower fire: Seventy-nine people feared dead

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Police have expelled images of a inside of flats where a occupants have been accounted for

Seventy-nine people are possibly passed or blank reputed passed after a glow during Grenfell Tower, military have said.

Met Police Commander Stuart Cundy reliable a figure in a matter on Monday, adding it competence still change.

Fire swept by a 24-storey retard in North Kensington, west London, shortly before 01:00 BST on 13 June.

Many of a families that were influenced mislaid some-more than one relative, pronounced Mr Cundy, adding that his “heart went out to them”.

Of those who were injured, 18 people sojourn in hospital, with 9 in vicious care.

Mr Cundy pronounced his priority was to brand a people who died in a building and to mislay them as fast as possible.

But he warned that not everybody would be identifiable and a operation would take “many, many weeks”.

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  • Who are a victims?
  • Visual beam to what happened

“This is an impossibly pathetic time for families,” he said. “It is unequivocally tough to report a extinction a glow caused.

“What is critical for me is to find answers for those families who have been directly affected.”

Mr Cundy pronounced there competence have been people inside a building that they didn’t know were there, though there also could be people who were reported blank and managed to escape.

He urged those people to make themselves famous to a authorities.

Media captionPeople opposite a UK paused to remember a victims

A minute’s overpower was hold during 11:00 BST opposite a UK to remember a victims.

Earlier, military expelled new images from inside a 24-storey building to uncover a scale of a plea they face.

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This military design shows an opening to a tower

The military review will be “wide ranging”, according to a Met, looking during a construction of a building, a new refurbishment, how it was managed and maintained, and glow reserve measures.

“I would like to encourage everybody that we will be looking during all rapist offences that competence have been committed by any particular or any organisation,” pronounced Mr Cundy.

“Where offences have been committed, we will do all in my present to make certain they are brought to justice.”

Relief effort

The supervision has sent in a group of polite servants to to assistance with a service effort.

On Sunday, a primary apportion also announced a £5m comment to assistance those families affected.

Each domicile that has mislaid their home will accept during slightest £500 in money and £5,000 paid into an account.

The comment will also:

  • Help people carrying to stay in proxy accommodation
  • Help accommodate wake costs
  • Cover authorised illustration for residents concerned in a open inquiry
  • An additional £1.5m will also compensate for mental health support for a puncture services
Media captionGrenfell Tower village applauded firefighters as they gathering past

A series of total have faced critique for their doing of a disaster, including Theresa May – who unsuccessful to accommodate survivors in a evident issue – and Kensington and Chelsea Council.

Council personality Nicholas Paget-Brown pronounced he accepted residents’ annoy and that a management itself wanted to know because a glow had started and widespread so fast – though it was too large for one legislature to hoop alone.

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