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UK says 181 high-rise buildings failed safety tests conducted after Grenfell Tower tragedy

London: Some 181 high-rise buildings have failed safety tests carried out after a fire that killed at least 80 people in London last month, the British government said on Sunday.

Officials are conducting tests on some 600 high-rise buildings across England after fire ravaged the Grenfell tower block in west London on 14 June.

The Department for Communities said in a statement that the cladding from 181 high-rise buildings in 51 local authority areas had failed tests.

Published Date: Jul 02, 2017 21:28 PM | Updated Date: Jul 02, 2017 21:28 PM

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