William and Kate attend Grenfell Disaster Memorial Service


Updated on 06/15/2022 at 07:59

  • Prince William and Duchess Kate attended a memorial service for the victims of the Grenfell disaster on June 14.
  • Five years ago, 72 people died in the fire disaster in London.

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Prince William and Duchess Kate attended a memorial service for the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire. There was a devastating fire in the London skyscraper five years ago on the night of June 14th. 72 people died at that time.

The participants in the memorial service at the foot of the ruins were silent for 72 seconds to remember the deceased, as reported by the British BBC. On the fifth anniversary of the disaster, William and Kate also spoke to survivors and families of the victims during a private meeting.

Sadiq Khan and Theresa May at memorial service

A service was also held in Westminster Abbey where the names of the deceased were read out. Among them were London Mayor Sadiq Khan and then Prime Minister Theresa May.

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In 2017, William and Queen Elizabeth II also met local residents and helpers shortly after the disaster. Her thoughts and prayers are with the many injured and with the families who have lost loved ones. the queen had announced at the time. Together with her husband, Prince Philip (1921-2021), who has since died, she thanked the fire brigade, other helpers and the volunteers for their efforts.
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