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Leaders call for calm after fourth night of rioting in Belfast – Sydney Morning Herald

The police had to close roads into the nearby Protestant area as crowds from each divide attacked each other.



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London: Rioters set a hijacked bus on fire and hurled petrol bombs at police in Belfast in the fourth night of violence in a week in Northern Ireland, where Brexit has unsettled an uneasy political balance.
Youths threw projectiles and petrol bombs at police on Wednesday night, UK time, in the Protestant Shankill Road area, while rioters hurled objects in both directions over the concrete peace wall separating the Shankill Road from a neighbouring Irish nationalist area.
The police had to close…

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