Ethiopians among missing from Grenfell Tower Fire disaster in London

Ethiopians among missing from Grenfell Tower Fire disaster in London
June 15,2017
borkena, Ethiopian News

Five years old Issac Paulos, of Ethiopian origin, missing from Grenfell Tower Fire
Five years old Issac Paulos, of Ethiopian origin, missing from Grenfell Tower.
Photo credit : Evening Standard

Death toll from the tragic Grenfell Tower fire in London is reported to be 17 now and over 50 persons are missing.

Issac, six years old from an Ethiopian family of four, is among the “missing persons” – a report by the evening standard indicates.

According to the report, Genet Shawo and her family was attempting to escape the fire. There are also Eritrean families among the missing persons.

Fire broke out at the Grenfell Tower on the night of Wednesday June 14,2017 around 4:00 am in the morning. The building was mostly occupied by immigrant families from Africa, Middle East,Asia and elsewhere.

Strong suspicion of foul play about the tragic is prevalent and the issue has become a talking point in social media.

Jeremy Corbyn is cited by Evening Standard as saying “The truth has got to come out and it will.”

Theresa May has announced that a public inquiry into the disaster will be launched and will be led by a judge.



Two Syrian refugees,lived in London for three years, who managed to escape the civil war in Syria are among the victims.
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