Never forgotten: Liverpool marks 30 years since Hillsborough disaster

City falls silent as pictures of all 96 victims are shown on banner at St George’s Hall

The bells on Liverpool’s town hall tolled 96 times and the city stood silent on Monday to mark 30 years since 96 men, women and children were killed at the FA Cup semi-final between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest at Sheffield Wednesday’s Hillsborough football ground on 15 April 1989.

The pictures of all 96 were displayed on a banner across the front of the St George’s Hall, which proclaimed “Never Forgotten.” A lantern for each was laid on the steps and people paid respects throughout the day, laying wreaths and Liverpool football club scarves.

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Source: The Guardian
Never forgotten: Liverpool marks 30 years since Hillsborough disaster