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Hillsborough Disaster
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Hillsborough Disaster


In Sheffield, England, 96 people die at Hillsborough stadium during a semifinal soccer match between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest. Most of the victims were crushed when a barrier collapsed on an overcrowded pen behind one of the goals.

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