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‘Grenfell fire left us numb’

By: Eastern Eye Staff

by NADEEM BADSHAH VOLUNTEERS RECALL EXTENT OF TOWER TRAGEDY A YEAR ON A PhD scholar has told of the “harrowing experi­ence” of helping to bury around 45 victims of the Grenfell Tower fire with a team of volunteers. Omar Salha is part of the Grenfell Muslim Re­sponse Unit (GMRU) set up in the wake of the blaze in west London which killed 72 people. Britain will mark one year since the tragedy on June 14. The GMRU has helped bereaved families, those forced to find a new home and supported individu­als in temporary accommodation. It also arranged for translators, legal…

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