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An independent report on the Hillsborough tragedy has been published today and the devastating findings reveal how police tried to shift the blame onto Liverpool fans.
It found that as many as 41 lives could have been saved if the police and other emergency services had reacted better on the day.
The report examined the day 96 Liverpool supporters died in Britain's worst sporting disaster at Sheffield Wednesday's Hillsborough stadium in April 1989.
The Hillsborough Independent Panel found that police failed to protect those who died and then tried to blame Liverpool supporters for the tragedy.
The British Prime Minister David Cameron has apologised saying "the Liverpool fans were not the cause of the disaster".
People stopped on the streets of Liverpool at 3.06 today, the exact moment that the referee stopped the match 23 years ago, to observe a two minute silence.
The report found that:
- Police record checks were carried out on those who had died in an effort to "impugn" their character
- Blood alcohol levels of victims - including children - were taken by the coroner
- The turnstiles were inadequate, ground capacity had been significantly over-calculated and the crush barriers failed to meet safety standards.
The victims families say its an injustice that no individual or organisation has been held fully accountable for the disaster.
They are disputing the verdict of accidental death which was recorded for all the victims and say they will meet in the coming days to decide what action, if any, they will take.