Mohammed Al Haj Ali was just 25 years old
The young man, a Syrian refugee who came to London “to find safety” has died in the Grenfell Tower fire.
Identified as Mohammed Al Haj Ali, he died in the blaze in west London yesterday that has so far claimed at least 17 lives.
A friend of his said in a heartbreaking statement: "He survived Assad, he survived the war, only to be killed in a tower block in London, there are no words."
According to The Telegraph, he also sent a message to his family saying, “the fire is here, goodbye”.
Today charity Syrian Solidarity Campaign said on its Facebook page: "RIP Mohammed Al Haj Ali.
"A Syrian refugee in the UK, Mohammed passed away in the #Grenfell tower fire yesterday.
"We are heartbroken for his family, who thought he had found safety in the UK. To Allah we belong and to him we shall return."
The blaze ripped through the tower in North Kensington in the early hours of Wednesday morning.
Flames spread between the second and 24th floors as emergency services struggled to get the blaze under control.
The tower block fire was finally put out this morning as brave firefighters risked their lives to wade through the inferno.
At least 17 casualties have already been confirmed by police.
But with many residents still missing and several people still believed to be inside the block, the death toll is expected to rise today.
And according to Sky's Adam Boulton, the number of deaths could be as high as 100. SHARE YOUR STORY WITH US VIA EMAIL: INFO@247NIGERIANEWSUPDATE.CO RECEIVE NEWS VIA OUR WHATSAPP, KINDLY TEXT +234 701 056 0394 TO ADD YOU CLICK HERE TO JOIN US ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL FOR NEWS UPDATE CLICK HERE TO JOIN US ON TWITTER FOR INSTANT NEWS UPDATE: @247NGNEWSUPDATE CLICK HERE TO JOIN MILLIONS AROUND THE GLOBE TO READ NEWS ON OUR FACEBOOK FAN PAGE FOR INSTANT UPDATES ON INSTAGRAM CLICK HERE RECEIVE INSTANT NEWS UPDATE VIA OUR BBM BROADCAST: D3EDEFDF PLACE YOUR TEXT ADVERT BELOW:>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>