In Pictures: Grenfell victims remembered at Westminster Abbey memorial service
A memorial service was among several events being held on Tuesday to mark five years since the devastating Grenfell Tower fire in London.
The names of the 72 men, women and children who lost their lives in the tower block blaze on June 14 2017 in north Kensington were read out by multi-faith leaders during the service at Westminster Abbey.
The campaign group Grenfell United posted: “On this day 5 years ago, people came in solidarity & opened their hearts. It showed the power of unity, regardless of faith, race or background; uniting in the face of adversity. Today, we remember the kindness the public showed – it gave us the strength to keep going.”
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended a multi-faith and wreath-laying ceremony at the base of Grenfell Tower later on Tuesday.
The royal couple chatted with attendees before taking their seats in the front row for the service at the base of the tower block.
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