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Further violence erupts overnight in Northern Ireland

Apr 8, 2021 07:04 By Shannonside News
Further violence erupts overnight in Northern Ireland Further violence erupts overnight in Northern Ireland
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An emergency debate will be held at Stormont later in a bid to crack down on the recent violence which has erupted in loyalist parts of Northern Ireland.

Police, a bus driver and a journalist were attacked as further violence erupted in loyalist parts of Northern Ireland last night.

A bus was hijacked and attacked with petrol bombs in Belfast, an incident branded "attempted murder" by First Minister Arlene Foster.

Taoiseach Micheal Martin's also among those calling for calm following several nights of disorder, which has left 41 police officers injured and led to 10 arrests.

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Stormont will meet for an emergency meeting later.

Photographer for the Belfast Telegraph, Kevin Scott, was attacked yesterday evening while covering a protest at Lanark Way in the city:

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