LONDON: Angry residents heckled Prime Minister Theresa May and stormed the local authority headquarters on Friday (Jun 16) as they demanded justice for the victims of a London tower block fire that left 30 people dead, with dozens more unaccounted for. Posters and pictures of residents missing in the Grenfell Tower disaster, are posted near the Latymer Christian Centre in west London on June 16, 2017. (Photo: AFP / Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS) May was criticised for avoiding locals when she visited the burnt-out shell of the 24-storey Grenfell Tower on Thursday, but faced cries of “shame on you” and “coward” when she returned the following day. Dozens of police officers held back booing crowds and broke up scuffles as her car drove off from a local church, where she had met survivors, residents and volunteers and promised new funds for those affected. There were also angry scenes outside the offices of the Kensington and Chelsea council, which was responsible for managing the 1970s social housing block, in a working-class enclave in one of London’s richest areas. There are questions about why the block was not fitted with… Read full this story
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