UK police arrest five men over burning of Grenfell Tower effigy


FILE PHOTO: The scaffold clad Grenfell Tower is seen from the Latimer Road tube station in London, Britain, August 2, 2018. REUTERS / Toby Melville

LONDON (Reuters) – Guy Fawkes' Night celebrations – British police have arrested the deadly Grenfell Tower.

The video which appeared on social media showed a cartoon model of the tower with the exception of those watching laughed and made jokes.

Grenfell Tower, a social housing block, was engulfed by flames in the middle of the night of June 14, 2017, killing 71 people in the country's deadliest domestic fire since World War Two.

"To those who have lost their lives at Grenfell Tower," Prime Minister Theresa May said on Twitter.

Police said five men, aged 19, 46, 55 and two 49-year-olds, had been arrested on suspicion of a public order.

Across Britain in early November, the Roman Catholic plotter who tried to blow up parliament in 1605.

Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, is a former Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs. President Donald Trump.

Reporting by Michael Holden; editing by Guy Faulconbridge

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