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MP Nigel Dodds appeals for calm

12 July 2013 Last updated at 22:19 BST

North Belfast MP Nigel Dodds has been injured in violence that followed an Orange Order parade.

Police say Mr Dodds was knocked unconscious and taken away in an ambulance.

Earlier he had appealed for calm after trouble broke out when an Orange parade was stopped on the Woodvale Road.

Police were enforcing a Parades Commission ban. Several police officers have been hurt.