At Least 65 People Missing or Feared Dead in London Fire — “I’d like to hope that it isn’t going to be triple figures.”

LONDON — The Sun newspaper on Friday listed 65 people who it said were still missing or feared dead in a London tower block fire which police said has left 17 people dead with the death toll expected to rise.

When asked on Thursday whether the death toll could exceed 100, London police commander Stuart Cundy said: “I’d like to hope that it isn’t going to be triple figures.”

(Reporting by Guy Faulconbridge; editing by Costas Pitas)

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Dozens of residents at Grenfell Tower in North Kensington, West London, are feared dead — weeks after a £10million refurbishment of the block that developers said was safe.

Grenfell Tower

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Fires are STILL burning at the tower a day after the deadly blaze ripped through the 24-storey residential building
The tower block had been reduced to a burnt-out carcass by this morningPA:PRESS ASSOCIATIONThe tower block had been reduced to a burnt-out carcass by this morningFirefighters are still trying to extinguish the blaze which broke out just before 1amPA:PRESS ASSOCIATIONFirefighters are still trying to extinguish the blaze which broke out just before 1am..Fierce flames could be seen for miles as the 24-storey building burnt through the nightEYEVINEFierce flames could be seen for miles as the 24-storey building burnt through the night.At least 12 people have been killed following a huge fire at Grenfell Tower in west LondonGETTY IMAGESAt least 12 people have been killed following a huge fire at Grenfell Tower in west London.Grenfell Tower in Kensington, West London, looked like a scene from hell as a fire ripped through the building early this morningLONDON NEWS PICTURESGrenfell Tower in Kensington, West London, looked like a scene from hell as a fire ripped through the building in the early hours of morning

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