Police: 79 missing or presumed dead in the Grenfell Tower fire

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Firefighters spray water after a fire engulfed the 24-storey Grenfell Tower in west London.
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Police confirmed on Monday that 79 people are missing or presumed dead from the catastrophic fire that ripped through Grenfell Tower in west London last Wedensday.

Five of the 79 have been identified, police added.