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Belfast hits back with 'Operation Sit In'

Commuters and businesses in Belfast have taken to twitter to launch a counter attack against the planned traffic disruptions by loyalist flag protesters this evening.

Dubbed "Operation Sit In" the hashtag has been used as a way to encourage people to go out and enjoy Belfast's pubs and restaurants, which have been suffering as a result of the recent violence.

Adam Turkington, the man behind the movement, said he wanted to remind people how fun Belfast is, and to encourage others to stand up against the protesters.