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U.K. Police Covered Up Truth of Deadly Soccer Stadium Collapse

96 died at game more than 20 years ago, but new report finds nearly half could have been saved

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The call for justice came as a momentous report revealed shocking new details of the police and emergency service failings that were the main cause of the disaster, and the cover-up that followed events 23 years ago.

The report, compiled by the Hillsborough Independent Panel, revealed for the first time that as many as 41 of the 96 people who died could have survived had the emergency response to the disaster been adequate.