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UK's Rees-Mogg apologizes for comment on 'common sense' of Grenfell fire victims

Reuters Tuesday, 5 November 2019
British government minister Jacob Rees-Mogg apologized on Tuesday after he suggested that victims of the blaze at London's Grenfell Tower should have used common sense to ignore firefighters' instructions to stay in the burning building.
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Jacob Rees-Mogg has “profoundly” apologised for suggesting Grenfell victims should have used “common sense” and ignored fire service guidance not to leave the burning tower block.

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