58 missing, presumed dead in London high-rise fire

United Kingdom police have so far confirmed that 30 people have died in the Grenfell Tower. Grief turned to outrage Friday amid reports that materials used in the building’s renovation could have fueled the i. Mansur said people were not satisfied with the answers they were being given.At least 70 people, including children and entire families, have been reported missing following the fire.Meanwhile, firefighters continue their search at the site of the fire in north Kensington, where a 24-storey residential block was burnt to the core within minutes early on Wednesday.Police in London now say at least 58 people died in the Grenfell Tower disaster, and with dozens still missing the final casualty figures could reach three figures.The bodies of 16 people have been recovered from the building and taken to a mortuary, he added, while the figure of 58 may rise.”We’ve worked tirelessly to establish how many people we believe were in Grenfell Tower on the night and at this point in time we are unable to say that they are safe or well”, he said.”[This aims] to give the victims the immediate support they need to care for themselves and for loved ones”, Ms May said.Police have been struggling to come up with a list of who was in the building when the fire started, making it hard to determine how many died.Cundy said that because the fire was so powerful there was “a risk that sadly we may not be able to identify everybody”.”People raised these concerns, people were expressing issues regarding the safety and risky living conditions”, says Lancaster West Residents Association chairwoman Olesea Matcovschi.He also said survivors from the tower would be re-housed in the local area.Angry protestors marched to Downing Street from the Home Office headquarters, chanting against Prime Minister Theresa May over the deadly Grenfell Tower fire disaster. The group left after a meeting that lasted more than two hours but did not speak to reporters gathered outside.”The Prime Minister is distraught about what has happened”, said Green, who was appointed May’s deputy in the wake of the general election.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”.The identification of the victims is proving very hard – which experts attribute to the extreme heat of the fire. This relies on dental records, fingerprints and DNA when possible and also features like tattoos or scars. As many as 500 gathered at the building, forcing May to run to her auto under police guard as she left the building, with echoes of “coward” being hurled in her direction.However, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson took to Facebook to attack Labour politicians for “political game playing”, defending his record regarding the fire service as mayor of London between 2008-2016.”It is hard to escape a very sombre national mood”, she said in a message marking the event.Asked repeatedly whether she had misread the public mood, May did not answer directly but said the focus was on providing support to the victims. And sorrow is quickly turning to anger over whether the building met fire and safety regulations.