1989 Hillsborough Disaster

Trevor Hicks and other supporters pose outside the High Court in central London, after the High Court quashed the original accidental death verdicts returned on 96 Liverpool football fans who died in the 1989 Hillsborough disaster. Photo: AFP

New inquiry launched into Hillsborough disaster

A British court yesterday quashed accidental death verdicts returned after 96 Liverpool fans were crushed to death at the Hillsborough football stadium in 1989, while police launched a new probe into the disaster.