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London Tower Blaze :death Toll Touches 12

London:The death toll in a massive blaze which destroyed a residential tower block in London on Wednesday morning has climbed to 12, police said.


More than 200 firefighters raced against time to tackle the fire which engulfed the 24-story Grenfell Tower in North Kensington Area leaving 74 others injured.


Commander Stuart Cundy, from the Metropolitan Police, confirmed at least 12 deaths but said this figure "will sadly increase".


A “complex recovery operation” was expected over the next few days, he added.


Emergency services said 74 people were in various hospitals; 20 of them were in critical condition.


The fire started at around 1 a.m. local time and is believed to have taken hold of the whole building, which contained 120 apartments.


A search-and-rescue operation is ongoing as the fire has been mostly brought under control.

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