Petrol bombs thrown in Derry disorder

Published Thursday, 12 July 2012
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A number of petrol bombs have been thrown during disorder in Londonderry.

Petrol bombs thrown in Derry disorder
Police are advising the public to avoid the Bogside in Derry (© Pacemaker)

The missiles were thrown in the Westland Street area and at the Derry Walls on Thursday night.

One car was set alight after being hit by a petrol bomb in the Fahan Street area.

Police say no injuries have been reported at this stage.

They are advising the public to avoid the Bogside area "due to current disorder".

They have asked parents to ensure that they know where their children are and what they are doing.

"Any young people involved in this type of activity can expect to face the consequences of their actions - which can range from being taken into custody, taken home to parents and indeed being placed before the courts on criminal charges," a PSNI spokeswoman said.

© UTV News
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2 Comments
big phil in lisburn wrote (782 days ago):
Here we go again i take it the orange order will be blamed for this trouble in the bogside, everyone knows the ones that dont want peace are to blame, it will never change wotever happens, it will always be the loyalists fact 2nd class citizens now
pete in Belfast Unites Kingdom wrote (782 days ago):
funny how republicans arn't moaning and complaining about the thuggery by their people in this story.
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