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Criminal Charges for 1989 Hillsborough Disaster

Six people were charged in connection to the deaths of 96 soccer fans who were trampled nearly three decades ago.
Source: Phil Noble / Reuters

British prosecutors charged six people Wednesday in connection with the deaths of 96 soccer fans who were trampled during the 1989 F.A. Cup semifinal match between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest at Hillsborough Stadium.

The incident began on April 15, 1989 after

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