RIOT NELLA NOTTE A EAST BELFAST. SEI POLIZIOTTI FERITI
- Trouble flares after Belfast march (mirror.co.uk)
- Six police officers injured in riot (mirror.co.uk)
- Belfast Erupts – Irish Families Besieged By British Unionist Mobs Again (ansionnachfionn.wordpress.com)
- Violence Breaks Out In Belfast After Parade (news.sky.com)
Six police officers injured in riot (Belfast Telegraph)
Six police officers were injured and seven people were arrested during overnight clashes in east Belfast, the PSNI said.
Rioting broke out in the Castlereagh Street and Albertbridge Road areas of the city following Friday’s “mini Twelfth” parade, a force spokeswoman said.
Police vehicles were damaged and missiles were thrown at officers trying to quell the “significant disorder”.
Officers used rubber bullets and a water cannon to try and disperse the crowds, bringing calm to the c area during the early hours of the morning.
The force spokeswoman said seven people had been arrested for disorderly behaviour during the trouble.
Six officers were hurt during the disturbance by youths throwing masonry, but none of their injuries are said to be life threatening, she added.