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Grenfell Tower residents storm Kensington Town Hall in angry protest over deadly fire

Protesters have stormed Kensington Town Hall amid mounting anger over the official response to the deadly Grenfell Tower fire.

Hundreds of demonstrators chanting “justice” burst into the building, carrying a list of demands they say authorities must meet.

It comes the devastating blaze at the 24-storey tower block in west London, which killed at least 30 people. Twelve people remain in hospital, with dozens still thought to be missing.

People gather outside Kensington Town Hall on June 16, 2017, to demand justice

People gather outside Kensington Town Hall on June 16, 2017, to demand justice (AFP/Getty Images)

Having initially entered the building, protesters were called back away from the foyer by one of the organisers, who urged them to remain calm.

A council spokesman initially declined to comment on the action.

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