Northern Ireland

Short Strand east Belfast rioting - PSNI arrest man

A 28-year-old man from west Belfast has been arrested in connection with the attempted murder of police officers.

Police said the man's arrest relates to dissident republican activity and the recent public disorder in and around the Short Strand area of east Belfast.

The rioting in east Belfast on Monday and Tuesday night has been described as the worst in the area for ten years.

A photographer was injured on Tuesday by shots, police said they were fired by dissident republicans.