#AceUKNews – LIVERPOOL – April 15 – (BBC) – Bells have been rung 96 times across Merseyside to mark the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster.
The bells of Liverpool’s Anglican Cathedral, Liverpool Town Hall and churches in Merseyside rang at 15:06 BST during a one-minute silence.
It marked the moment Liverpool’s FA Cup semi-final at the Sheffield ground was halted on 15 April 1989 after a crush that led to the deaths of 96 fans.
An annual memorial service was held at Anfield stadium.
Campaigner Margaret Aspinall, chair of the Hillsborough Family Support Group, and other families of victims were clapped as they arrived for the service.