Grenfell Tower disaster: Death toll rises to 79

The firm stresses CEP did not manufacture Reynobond, the cladding material specified by the design and build contracting team - but says it is wrong to point to individual materials or components anyway. The 24-story tower that once housed up to 600 people in 120 apartments is now a charred ruin.

Two British officials have said that new exterior cladding used in a renovation of Grenfell Tower may have been banned under United Kingdom building regulations.

Trade Minister Greg Hands said Sunday the government is carrying out an "urgent inspection" of the roughly 2,500 similar tower blocks across Britain to assess their safety, while an opposition lawmaker urged the government to quickly secure documents in the Grenfell renovation for the criminal investigation.

The cause of Wednesday's blaze is still under investigation, but anger has mounted in the community amid reports that exterior paneling used in an extensive renovation completed a year ago may have been banned by United Kingdom rules.

He said all records, including emails, minutes of meetings, correspondence with contractors, safety assessments, specifications and reports - must be kept intact.

Over the past few days, another five people who had been reported missing in the fire have been found to be safe and well, Cundy said, saying he's "so grateful" for the news.

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"The conditions due to the fire damage verge on indescribable", said police commander Stuart Cundy, explaining that a full search of the building will take weeks.

Emergency services have been widely praised for how they handled the fire, but the local community has accused the government of a slow and inadequate response.

British health authorities will also provide long-term bereavement counselling for those who lost loved ones in the tragedy. Counselors are already working with 52 families.

"Sadly, for many families, they have lost more than one family member", Cundy said.

British Prime Minister Theresa May herself had come in for a barrage of criticism over her own response to the disaster.

The Home Office said late Saturday night it will make arrangements for the family of Mohammad Alhajali to "travel to the U.K.in these terribly sad circumstances".

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His family said in a statement that Alhajali "came to the United Kingdom because he had ambitions and aims for his life and for his family".

"Only five victims have been identified so far and the death toll may rise".

"It is a truly bad reality that there may be some people that we may not be able to identify due to the intensity of the fire", he said before pausing again to recover himself.

United Kingdom police had earlier put the toll at 58 presumed dead.

Cundy explained that one of the reasons identification has been so hard is because dental records are needed from victims who hailed from different countries around the world. They say they will also use visual elements like tattoos and scars, in the painstaking process.

The bodies of 16 people have been taken to a mortuary, 15 who died at the scene and one who died in hospital.

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