Shots fired at police in North Belfast riot
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Shots fired at police in North Belfast riot

Up to six shots were fired at police during a third night of violence in north Belfast.

Petrol bombs and a pipe bomb were also thrown by nationalist rioters in the Ardoyne area. About 100 officers in riot gear responded with water cannon.

Politicians have condemned the violence, which has flared at the height of the loyalist marching season.

A senior police officer has said there will be "significant arrests" of those involved in rioting in Belfast.

This lunchtime the father of a policewoman who was hit on the head with a concrete block on Monday night, has questioned the tactics used by the police.

Mark Simpson reports.

  • 14 Jul 2010