London landmarks turned green this morning as grieving relatives held an emotional service to mark one year since the Grenfell Tower tragedy. Hundreds of people gathered at the base of the cordon surrounding the covered up charred block to pay their respects. Tears streamed down the faces of mourners (pictured main and top right) as they took part in the silent march through Kensington just after midnight. An emotional roll call of the victim's names was read out by relatives. Tempers briefly flared however - with one relative leaving the memorial early due to a dispute in the crowd. At 12:54am, heralded by a short trumpet blast, an eerie silence of 72 seconds - in memory of each of the people who perished, along with a stillborn baby - descended on the sombre site, as light rain started to fall. 'I saw everything from the start of that night and I couldn't sleep for three weeks,' recalled Farhiya Abdi, 42, a mother-of-two who was among the first to arrive at Grenfell from her nearby home as the fire spread. 'When I closed my eyes I would hear the screaming for help, see the children's faces at the window again. I saw people jump to their death,' she said earlier in the evening, at a remembrance event on a closed-off nearby street. Organisers unveiled banners and t-shirts emblazoned with slogans demanding justice, one of several such events taking place this week.

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