Hindu Council UK Statement on the Grenfell Tower Fire in North Kensington London

“Awful news today. Many human lives perished…..Our thoughts and prayers are with those who have died and injured and their families. Once again our sincere gratitude to the firefighters and emergency services who risked their own lives to try and save others, and the Doctors and Nurses who are currently treating the injured patients in hospitals.

art-1783-09 A firefighter investigates a floor after a fire engulfed the 24-storey Grenfell Tower in west London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday June 14, 2017. More than 200 firefighters were sent to tackle the blaze and London Ambulance Service said 30 people had been taken to five hospitals. See PA story FIRE Grenfell. Photo credit should read: Rick Findler/PA Wire art-1783-08

Sincere Thank you to everyone who has come out to offer food, water and other support to the victims.

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Great to see Hindu Temples, Hindu Charities and Hindu Community Centres/Halls joining others in helping and supporting all those affected”.

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Sanjay Jagatia
Hindu Council UK