London tower's cladding becomes fire-probe focus

Posted: June 19, 2017 at 2:54 a.m.
Updated: June 19, 2017 at 2:54 a.m.

This photo released by the Metropolitan Police on Sunday shows an apartment in London’s Grenfell Tower after fire gutted the 24-story building Wednesday.

LONDON -- The new exterior cladding used in a renovation on London's Grenfell Tower may have been banned under U.K. building regulations, two British ministers said Sunday as police continued their criminal investigation after an inferno killed at least 58 people.

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