Grenfell Tower fire: Harrowing Facebook Live video shows upper storey residents shouting for help

'How do we get out?'

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A mother who recorded a Facebook Live video while trapped on the 24th floor of the Grenfell Tower inferno is still missing, along with her two young children.

Rania Ibrham, 30, began shooting the video as her neighbours tried to flee through the building's smoke-filled corridors. 

She can be heard shouting and praying in Arabic as the smoke forces her back into her flat. 

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At least 12 people died after the huge fire destroyed the block in north Kensington, west London, where flames could still be seen burning more than a day on from the disaster. 

In the video, a female voice, believed to be a friend in the apartment with her, tells Ms Ibrham: "You are not going to be able to breathe.

"Your children are not going to be able to breathe.

She added: "Listen you have your children.

"Standing near the door, the smoke is not going to help you, yeah? Where's your husband?"

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Ms Ibrham briefly opens the front door to let other residents into her apartment (Facebook)

Ms Ibrham then briefly opens the front door to let other residents into her apartment. 

She appears to shout for them to "come here! Quick!" and she said "people need to be let in".

The footage then shows Ms Ibrham head outside to her flat's balcony, before she said: "The police are telling us to get out. The whole building is on fire and we're on the floor above.

"How do we get out?"

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'The police are telling us to get out. The whole building is on fire and we're on the floor above. How do we get out?' ()

Moments later, someone else can be heard to scream: "We're stuck on the 23rd floor. There's too many people stuck upstairs."

As the video ends, sirens can be heard in the background. 

Ms Ibrham's friends said they were still anxiously waiting for news about her and her children, who are aged three and five.

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As the video ends, sirens can be heard in the background (Facebook)

Suhair Sharif, who rushed to the scene following the blaze, told MailOnline: "Rania lived with her husband and children on the 24th floor.

"Her husband was in Egypt but he flew back as soon as he heard the news.

"Rania made it down to the floor below to my other friend's flat, but Rania, her two children and my friends on the 23rd floor are all still missing.

"In the video we just heard her saying 'oh my god', but she carried on filming despite the fire. We have not heard from her since the video ended"

Another of Ms Ibrham's friends said she sent a Snapchat video in which she was praying and said in Arabic: "Forgive me everyone, goodbye."

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