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In the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire in the UK, which left 79 people dead or missing, presumed dead, similar high rise buildings are being checked to ascertain if they feature similar cladding to that used at Grenfell.
According to UK governement sources around 600 high rises across England are using cladding . Three samples have been shown to be "combustible" and more results will be made public in the next 48 hours. A No 10 spokeswoman said it was a "matter of absolute urgency" to tell the residents affected.
The UK prime minister Theresa May said all local authorities responsible for the flats had been told. Residents of affected buildings could be rehomed if the blocks are found to be unsafe after further tests.
The Government is performing tests on 100 tower blocks a day, with results coming back "within hours", Mrs May said.
The announcement comes following the resignat