UK police: 58 confirmed or presumed dead after London blaze

Grenfell residents in ‘passionate angry’ exchanges with PM at Downing Street

Grenfell residents in ‘passionate angry’ exchanges with PM at Downing Street

The Hammersmith and City line, which runs along the same track and stops in that part of west London, was also partially suspended.

May was jeered after she made a visit to the community Friday.

May has announced a judge-led inquiry into what happened, and on Friday promised a £5 million ($6.4 million, 5.7 million euro) fund for emergency supplies, food and clothing. Many residents of the Grenfell Tower are now displaced, having lost their homes and all of their possessions.

His remarks came as Nick Paget-Brown, the Tory leader of Kensington and Chelsea council, insisted officials were on the ground "very soon" after the fire broke out following criticism from Mrs May, who said the support given to residents was "not good enough".

Even with these proposed offerings, May and her fellow government officials have been reprimanded for their untimely response to the crisis.

Housing Minister Alok Sharma told lawmakers on Thursday that a consultation document was close to completion when the general election was called, and it would now be revised to reflect on the Grenfell Tower fire. "This is the third day". The grateful survivors who were welcomed in by mosques, churches and community centers nearly immediately said they were "thankful for Ramadan".

A former home secretary, responsible for policing and domestic security, May added: "Everyone affected by this tragedy needs reassurance that the government is there for them at this bad time - and that is what I am determined to provide".

Three of those who died have been identified.

The aluminium cladding, called Reynobond, is banned for buildings higher than 12m in the U.S., far lower than the 24-storey Grenfell Tower that was consumed by the roaring blaze, according to a salesman for the company that manufactures it.

A similar material has previously sparked fires in high-rise buildings in France, Australia, and the United Arab Emirates.

Residents had raised concerns about the fire safety of the building prior to the blaze.

Unhappy with their government's response, Friday's protesters attempted to take measures in their own hands.

Hundreds of people, including singer and human rights campaigner Lily Allen, were protesting outside, holding up signs saying "Justice for Grenfell".

More than 100 people stormed the town hall Friday in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea with a list of demands following the devastating tower block fire.

Protesters accused authorities of suppressing the true death toll, an idea that has been spread on social media as well as alternative news sites.

The demonstration was not violent, but it was loud and tense, with many protesters shouting "Not 17", a reference to an earlier death toll that everyone agrees is far too low.

"At No 10 yesterday, the Prime Minister assured the group that from now on residents would be consulted on a coordinated relief effort". She said: "I've come out here because people had no hope". "I want to hear from anyone who believes that they know someone who may have been living, staying or visiting but has not yet been reported missing to us". Nazir Afzal, the former chief crown prosecutor for the north-west and former acting chief crown prosecutor for London, said: "I would expect criminal charges to follow".

"For those victims not to have died in vain, we have to make sure that nothing like this ever happens again", the broadsheet said.

"Remember those who've lost their lives in a preventable accident that didn't need to happen and the tragedy we're seeing is because of the effect of mistakes and neglect from politicians, from the council and from the government", Khan added.

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