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Photographer in Belfast describes colleague being shot

Police say about 700 people have been involved in a second night of sectarian violence near a Catholic enclave in east Belfast. A barrage of petrol bombs, missiles and fireworks were thrown at police lines, in what is being reported as the worst trouble in the area for a decade.

Three shots were fired in the lower Newtownards Road-Short Strand area but the gunman's target was not known.

A photographer was shot in the leg and police urged the media to stay away.

Another journalist who was nearby when his colleague was hit told the BBC what happened.

  • 22 Jun 2011
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