Residents living in or near the Grenfell tower block in Kensington, which suffered a large fire that has so far claimed at least six lives, have said that local Muslims helped save multiple lives as they returned from morning prayers.
A number of accounts have corroborated that Muslims returning in the morning were among the first to notice the fire and helped wake people up to evacuate the building, as well as providing food and clothes to the victims.
Muslims awake due to #Ramadan among the heroes who helped save lives at #GrenfellTower fire last night...
In a piece-to-camera, the leader of the nationalist party Paul Golding spoke about the East London Muslim community, arguing that since terrorist attacks had taken place in Manchester and London recently, that the area outside the Mosque in Tower Hamlets was a "no-go area".
He tells the camera:
We have to take our country back, or the whole country is going to end up like East London.
He said that if one were to carry a British flag down the street one would be attacked, and alleged that he and his filming crew already had been that day.
The footage shows people of all ethnicities approaching him and his associates to tell him he and his crew are not welcome in the area, because he is spreading a divisive and ignorant ideology.
(Of course he's worried about the whole country ending up like East London, the community stood together against his rhetoric when they witnessed it.)
While Muslims are helping victims of #GrenfellTower fire #BritainFirst were outside East London Mosque doing one of… https://t.co/O7ZDw9clJ0