Missiles thrown between rival factions on the Lower N'ards Road, police subsequently attacked with heavy masonry. Water cannon deployed.
Police deployed resources into Short Strand & dispersed group that had gathered.Police still dealing with public disorder on Lower N'Ards Rd
Motorists are advised to avoid the Lower Newtownards Rd, Albertbridge Road and Templemore Avenue areas due to ongoing disorder.
Twenty-nine police officers were injured during sectarian riots between republicans and loyalists in east Belfast today.
The union flag will be raised at dawn over Belfast City Hall for the first time since the dispute began last month.
Police were attacked for a third night, with frontline officers reportedly coming under gunfire as new loyalist trouble erupted in Belfast.