London's tower of tragedy

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Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy says police will seek criminal prosecutions if the evidence warrants.

People are chanting "We want justice".

The new exterior cladding used in a renovation on London's Grenfell Tower may have been banned under United Kingdom building regulations, two British ministers said Sunday as police continued their criminal investigation into the inferno that killed at least 58 people.

Emergency services are to spend a third day searching for bodies in the burnt-out Grenfell Tower in North Kensington, where they were called to reports of a fire in the early hours of Wednesday. For starters, the #Police have confirmed that 30 people died in the fire, which engulfed the entire 24-storey building in flames.

But unlike opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn and London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who was confronted by a young boy asking "How many children died?", May did not meet with residents, prompting criticism from locals, media and within her Conservative party.

The disaster has prompted an outpouring of support and generosity, with shocked Londoners donating so many clothes, shoes and bedsheets that volunteers were soon overwhelmed.

Construction firm Rydon, which carried out the refurbishment, said the work "met all required building control, fire regulation and health and safety standards".

Officials said due to the nature of their deaths, it's possible all of the victims of the fire might not be conclusively identified.

At least 30 people were killed in the blaze and dozens more are still missing.

They're also angry that the emergency services have been taking so long to identify who these victims are.

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"Grenfell is where they shove all the people who don't have any choice", said a resident as he watched his home burn.

She said she has ordered daily progress reports on housing for those affected, and vowed the public inquiry into the disaster would be "open and transparent".

The British government on Sunday scrambled to contain political fallout from the London high-rise inferno that has claimed at least 58 lives as officials focused on building materials that may have spread the fire quickly.

"When the truth comes out about this tragedy, we may find that there is blood on the hands of a number of organizations", Lammy said.

The leader of Kensington and Chelsea Council - the authority that owns the tower block - told the BBC it would not use the type of cladding fitted to Grenfell Tower in other buildings in the borough.

Sixteen "very ordinary people" sat in Downing Street to bring their concerns to May in an "unprecedented" meeting on Saturday and finally felt they were listened to, the Bishop of Kensington, Dr Graham Tomlin said.

"There will be many questions about this whole incident and so you will appreciate that it would not be appropriate for us to comment or for others to speculate on any aspect of fire, or it causes, in advance of these inquiries", managing director Ray Bailey said.

The visit can be seen as a response to the anger of residents from the west London neighborhood because May had visited the scene of the fire without meeting victims.

The company that installed the exterior cladding, Harley Facades, issued a statement this week saying the panels are "commonly used" in refurbishing buildings.

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