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19 Junio 2017, 03:54 | Crisanna Felipe
Grief and disbelief at seeing a tower that had been home to up to 600 people reduced to a burned-out shell turned to outrage and anger. "How did they allow this tragedy to happen when it could have easily been avoided?"
Queen Elizabeth II declared a "sombre national mood" after the deadly apartment tower fire in West London killed at least 30 people as doubts mount about Prime Minister Theresa May's handling of the crisis.
Yet she did visit some of the injured at London's Chelsea and Westminster hospital on Friday, reportedly spending about an hour with patients and staff. "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.
Questions have also been raised over why there was no sprinkler system in the tower which could have helped stop the fire spreading, or a central smoke alarm system that would have woken sleeping residents.
In a television interview, the Prime Minister said the fire was "absolutely horrifying" and had been a "terrifying experience" for those affected.
The statement came after May met volunteers and some of the people made homeless by the fire. "It's not a tragedy, it's a monstrous crime".
On the lack of sprinklers in Grenfell Tower, and other buildings, he said: "My understanding is that the best expert advice is that retrofitting sprinklers may not always be the best technical way of ensuring fire safety in a building".
"The investigation will look into what criminal offences may have been committed".
Mr Khan, who said it was "humbling" to attend the service, paid tribute to the community for its resilience but said a feeling of anger remains.
"There is considerable damage within Grenfell Tower", he said. What emerges in the coming weeks and months will be very hard for many people, including politicians and organisations, but we must get to the truth, Mr Khan continued.
"The response we got from the council was not satisfactory", he said.
Grenfell Tower in west London after a fire engulfed the 24-storey building on Wednesday morning, Saturday, June 17, 2017.
The cause of Wednesday's blaze in London is still under investigation, but anger has mounted in the community amid reports that exterior panelling used in an extensive renovation completed past year may have helped the flames to spread.
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Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy said Thursday of the toll, "I'd like to hope that it isn't going to be triple figures". The anger over the treatment of residents from the Grenfell Tower fire spilled on to the door step of Downing Street.
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