London police commander Stuart Cundy: Rise in number of dead in Grenfell Tower fire
Monday, 19 June 2017 London police have put the death toll at 79, warning that it is still likely to rise. London mayor Sadiq Khan called the Grenfell Tower disaster a "preventable accident" that was due in part to political neglect.
The death toll in a fire that ripped through a 24-storey block of flats in London rose to 17 on Thursday, with many people still missing and firefighters facing hazardous conditions as they searched the charred wreck. Smoke was still wafting out of the shell of the Grenfell Tower on Thursday, and a...
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