Liverpool Marks 26th Anniversary Of Hillsborough

A one minute silence is to be observed in Liverpool at 15:06 to mark the 26th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster.

Bells will also toll across the city 96 times, in memory of the 96 people who died at the 1989 FA Cup semi-final at the Hillsborough stadium.

The media wall at Lime Street Station will also display images of the 96 throughout the day. And a memorial service will be held at Anfield stadium.

Flags on civic buildings will also fly at half mast and the Mersey Ferry will sound its horn while barriers at the Mersey tunnels will lower to observe the anniversary.

Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson said: "We will never forget those who died at Hillsborough, and this is a day for us to unite as a city and remember each one and also their families and friends left behind."


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