Liverpool remembers 96 Hillsborough victims 25 years on

The city of Liverpool came to a standstill today as it remembered the 96 lives lost in the Hillsborough disaster 25 years ago.

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Hundreds of Hillsborough tributes at memorial

Hundreds of bouquets of flowers, wreaths and scarves have been placed at the Hillsborough memorial in Liverpool on the 25th anniversary of the disaster.

96 fans lost their lives in a crush during the FA Cup semi final on 15 April 1989. Credit: ITV News

Families and friends of those who died and other supporters have been gathering at the memorial stone that lists the names of the victims.

The memorial stone lists all 96 victims to die in the tragedy. Credit: ITV News

Fans of other clubs have also hung scarves on the stadium gates as a mark of respect.

Today's memorial at Anfield is scheduled to start at 2.45pm. Credit: ITV News

The number of tributes is expected to grow significantly over the course of the day.

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