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London opens official inquiry into Grenfell Tower fire

An official inquiry has opened into the Grenfell tower fire in the British capital London, which killed at least 80 people in June.

An official inquiry has opened into the Grenfell tower fire in the British capital, London, which killed at least 80 people in June.

Many of the tower’s residents were from low-income backgrounds, leading to criticism that government negligence was responsible for the disaster.

Al Jazeera’s Barnaby Phillips reports from London.