PSNI officers attacked during Belfast riots

Police officers have come under attack with stones and petrol bombs during overnight rioting in the streets of south and east Belfast.

A number of roads in the Markets area were closed during the violence, which also spread across the Lagan Bridge to the Lower Newtownards Road.

The PSNI says a small number of petrol bombs were thrown at police officers during the clashes.

No further details were immediately available.


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