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Hillsborough disaster 

Hillsborough stadium image from New Medical TermH

Hillsborough stadium chain of events

PUBLIC HEALTH & SAFETY, SPORT MEDICINE

A mass disaster that occurred on 15.04.1989 at the Hillsborough football stadium, during an FA Cup semi-final match between Liverpool FC and Nottingham Forest FC, in which 96 Liverpool fans died (from crush injuries and suffocation) and 766 were injured. 

Hillsborough disaster image from New Medical Terms

Hillsborough disaster crush

The official inquiry, the Taylor Report, attributed the tragedy to a failure of police to control the crowd, and led to elimination of standing terraces in large football venues in England and Scotland.

Synonym Hillsborough football disaster 

Reference en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hillsborough_disaster

 

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