Monday 22 December 2014

Pictures: The Hillsborough Disaster

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Supporters are crushed against the barrier as disaster strikes before the FA Cup semi-final match between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest played at the Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffield
Supporters are crushed against the barrier as disaster strikes before the FA Cup semi-final match between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest
Supporters are crushed against the barrier as disaster strikes before the FA Cup semi-final match between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest
A Liverpool fan's pulse is checked as he lies on the ground
A man is helped by other supporters
Rescuers try to pull supporters out of the Leppings Lane terracing at Hillsborourgh
Policemen rescue soccer fans who made it out of the terraces
An injured man is carried away by policemen
Liverpool fans trying to escape severe overcrowding
Injured fans lay on advertising boards which were used as makeshift stretchers as they wait to be taken to hospital at Hillsborough
A Liverpool fan is seen in the aftermath of the disaster at Hillsborough
Floral tributes and scarves adorn a fence after the disaster at Hillsborough
A Hillsborough banner at Anfield this season, as the families of 96 people killed in the Hillsborough tragedy will see thousands of official documents relating to the disaster for the first time
A Hillsborough banner at Anfield this season, as the families of 96 people killed in the Hillsborough tragedy will see thousands of official documents relating to the disaster for the first time
A Liverpool fans tribute tribute to those who perished at Hillsborough
People gather outside the Anfield gates to pay tribute to the people that lost their lives at Hillsborough in 1989

The families of 96 people killed in the Hillsborough tragedy will see thousands of official documents relating to the disaster for the first time today. Here we look back at events from that day.

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