Sahara Salman: Police working to uncover explanation for tragic incident



he Met Police has expressed its “honest condolences” and is working to “how this dreadful incident occurred” following the demise of Sahara Salman.

Sahara, described by her mom as “an unimaginable little lady”, was killed in a fuel explosion in Thornton Heath on Monday.

The blast demolished a terrace home in south London, injuring three others within the course of.

Detective chief inspector Katherine Goodwin of the Met’s Specialist Crime, stated on Thursday: “On behalf of the Metropolitan Police I want to categorical my honest condolences to all of the household and buddies of Sahara.

“It is a heart-breaking time for Sahara’s household, however I additionally totally perceive how a lot misery this has precipitated the broader neighborhood.

“Individuals will need to know the way such a horrible factor has occurred and everybody concerned within the investigation is decided to supply these solutions.”

Two different individuals – an 11-year-old boy and a 54-year-old lady – stay in hospital receiving remedy.

Sahara’s mom Sana Ahmad stated her “world has been torn aside” by the tragedy and has additionally accused Southern Fuel Networks of negligence. She stated she contacted the provider a couple of suspected leak on July 30. The corporate has expressed “deepest sympathies” however stated it was inappropriate to remark whereas the police investigation continues.

Performing borough commander for the south west command unit, superintendent Richard Smith stated: “The ideas of all of us on the Metropolitan Police stay with Sahara’s household at this horrible time and my coronary heart goes out to all these affected.

“I do know the shock and anguish that’s being felt in our area people, please be assured we’re doing all we are able to to uncover how this dreadful incident occurred.”

Any witnesses or anybody with any info is requested to name the police incident room on 02087858244. You may as well contact the police through Twitter @MetCC. Quote CAD 1773/08AUG

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