1/2 Police can now confirm that 16 officers have been injured in disorder in East Belfast this afternoon. Four AEPs have been fired.
2/2 Police continue to maintain a presence in the area advise the public to avoid Castlereagh St, Albertbridge Rd & Templemore Ave.
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.