London fire: Police say 58 people assumed dead in tower block

In March a man ploughed through passers-by on Westminster Bridge, fatally injuring four, before stabbing to death a policeman outside Parliament. “This number 58 may change”.A revised death toll is expected to be released later today. She added that “I have heard the concerns and I have ordered immediate action across the board to help victims’ relatives and the survivors”.May announced on Friday that her government has set up a £5 million ($8.4 million Cdn) “discretionary fund” to help pay for food, clothing, personal supplies and funerals. Do they permit the right kind of materials, and ban the wrong kind of materials?”People are angry, not simply at the poor response in the days afterwards from the council and the government, but at the years of neglect from the council”, Khan said.Police also identified the first known victim of the fire, 23-year-old Mohammed Al-Habjali, who lived in Grenfell Tower. However, the identification of the other victims is proving very hard – which experts attribute to the extreme heat of the fire. “We will continue to look at what more needs to be done”, Mrs May said in a statement issued by her office.”Wallowing in the wash of a general election that stripped our prime minister of her authority on the very eve of European Union negotiations, neither common sense nor the evidence suggest she can re-establish public confidence”, Parris wrote in the Times. Mas has also instructed councils to complete urgent safety checks on similar tower blocks.There is simmering anger in the multi-ethnic Kensington area hit by the blaze, and public fury has been directed at senior government figures, including Prime Minister Theresa May, when they visited the stricken area.A number of friends and family members of those missing following the Grenfell Tower fire told of chaos and frustration as they tried to find information about their loved ones.The fire, which started just before 1:00am on Wednesday, surprised many as they slept and the speed with which it spread shocked fire experts.”Little can compare in recent times to a tragedy on this scale – the response from the local authority has simply not been good enough”. Hundreds have been left homeless, putting more pressure on officials in a city plagued by a chronic housing shortage.Some 110 families are reported to have been given temporary accommodation by in hotels within the local area.The 1974 concrete building had recently been fitted with new insulation cladding. As an absolute priority, what we are all doing is, as quickly and with as much dignity as we can, recovering those that are still inside.”This is an absolutely very bad fire that took place”.At least 30 people have now been confirmed as having died in the fire which tore through the 24-storey apartment block.