Official London Grenfell fire toll at 79, say police

Grenfell Tower missing pople

SWNSRaymond'Moses Bernard is one of the many missing from the Grenfell Tower fire

Authorities in London on Sunday released three photos from inside the charred apartment building, which show in close detail how the fire devastated the 24-story building that once housed 600 people. But on the streets, there is anger over whether the block's renovation project purposefully did not include safety devices, such as sprinklers, or used banned flammable materials to clad the building and make it more attractive for neighbours in the upmarket Kensington and Chelsea region.

The latest images were captured by a police recovery team sent in to find the bodies of victims and evidence of what caused the fire.

"There is a feeling from the community that they've been treated badly because some of them are poor", Khan said after a visit to a church near the burnt-out social housing block to attend a service which remembered victims of Wednesday's tragedy.

I can confirm that a 5 million pound ($6 million) emergency fund that I announced yesterday is now being distributed on the ground so people can buy clothes, food and other essentials.

He told BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "She's distraught by what happened as we all are".

As the group of Grenfell residents and volunteers passed through the gates of Downing Street, protesters shouted angry chants about the Prime Minister and wore white ribbons as a sign of solidarity. She said after the meeting that there have been "huge frustrations" in the community as people tried to get information. Her First Secretary of State, Damian Green, defended the prime minister, saying she was as "distraught as we all are".

Grenfell tower fire missing people posters
SWNSFriends and families are desperately looking for loved ones

The Prime Minister insisted the Government was doing everything possible to help those caught up in the tragedy.

The specialist bereavement support for families will be provided by the NHS, Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Health, said.

He then woke up his entire family and got them out of bed allowing them to escape down the stairwell that was already filled with thick black smoke.

Meanwhile, Queen Elizabeth II observed a minute of silence, along with her husband, Prince Philip, before the annual parade marking her official birthday.

"But it is a awful tragedy".

"This should not be happening in the United Kingdom, this should never happen". "United in our sadness, we are equally determined, without fear or favor, to support all those rebuilding lives so horribly affected by injury and loss".

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