Police car petrol-bombed in Belfast

The petrol-bombed car is pictured and surrounded by police personnel in Belfast.
The petrol-bombed car is pictured and surrounded by police personnel in Belfast. Credit: UTV/Jane Loughrey

Police were attacked with petrol bombs in a new outbreak of violence in parts of east and south Belfast tonight.

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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.