29 May 2018

Grenfell inquiry hears of anguished final phone call

A man has told the sixth day of the Grenfell Tower inquiry how he stayed on the phone to his family until the moment they suffocated from the smoke. In an emotional testimony, Ahmed Elgwahry paid tributes to his sister Mariem and mother Eslah, before Paulos Tekle spoke of the pain of losing his five-year-old son, Isaac.