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New police probe into Hillsborough

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New police probe into Hillsborough (©GettyImages)
New police probe into Hillsborough (©GettyImages).

A new police investigation into the Hillsborough Disaster has been announced by the Home Secretary.

Former Durham Chief Constable Jon Stoddart will lead the new inquiry, which will focus specifically on the 96 deaths of Liverpool fans at the FA Cup semi-final in 1989.

The move comes after a damning report from the Hillsborough independent panel laid bare a cover-up which attempted to shift the blame for the tragedy on to its victims.

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