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Grenfell Tower burning effigy backlash: Five arrested

(CNN)Five men have been arrested after a video was posted online of a burning cardboard model of Grenfell Tower, the West London apartment building where 72 people died last year.London's Metropolitan Police said the men, who are between the ages of 19 and 55, had been detained on suspicion of a "public order offense" as part of an investigation into the video. The men handed themselves into South London police late on Monday local time.The anonymous video, which has been widely circulated online, shows a group of people placing a cardboard model in the center of a bonfire as onlookers mimic the screams of those who lost their lives in the fire that engulfed the West London low-income housing tower block in June 2017. As the flames begin ...