June 16, 2017 / 6:19 AM / in 5 months

At least 65 people missing or feared dead in London fire: The Sun

LONDON (Reuters) - 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.

Flames and smoke billow as firefighters deal with a serious fire in the Grenfell Tower apartment block at Latimer Road in West London. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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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