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Hillsborough police face inquiry

Scores of police officers including a serving chief constable are being investigated over the Hillsborough disaster in what will be the biggest ever inquiry into police action, it has emerged.

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Hillsborough disaster: Unprecedented inquiry ordered

Twenty-three years after the Hillsborough tragedy, an unprecedented criminal investigation into what went wrong - and the subsequent police cover-up - was ordered today.

It will be the biggest ever investigation into the police in British legal history. Former and serving officers could face prosecution - on charges ranging from manslaughter to perverting the course of justice.

North of England correspondent Martin Geissler reports:

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