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NI police car petrol-bombed

A police car with an officer inside was petrol-bombed outside the Belfast office of an Alliance MP in an attack by around 15 masked people. Northern Ireland Secretary Theresa Villiers will make an urgent statement to the Commons this afternoon.

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Northern Ireland police car attacked by 15 masked people

The police car was attacked while an officer was still inside Credit: UTV
A police officer was also waiting outside the vehicle when the attack occurred. Credit: UTV
One device exploded close to a patrol car parked near the offices of the East Belfast MP Naomi Long. Credit: UTV
Police were attacked with petrol bombs and fireworks at Broadway, not far from the M1 motorway. Credit: UTV
Scene outside the Alliance office in East Belfast. Credit: Dizzie/@Dizzied0ra

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