Strong police presence in Belfast ahead of march

Approximately 600 protesters marching from East Belfast towards the centre of town.
Approximately 600 protesters marching from East Belfast towards the centre of town. Credit: ITV News

There is a significant police operation to maintain control over a protest march in Belfast over the flying of the Union flag at Belfast City Hall.

Police vehicles on standby in Belfast
Police vehicles on standby in Belfast Credit: ITV News/John Cook

Demonstrators are still in east Belfast and are not being allowed near the scene of last week's violence.

The crowd walking into Belfast City centre
The crowd walking into Belfast City centre Credit: ITV News

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