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Northern Ireland unrest: why has violence broken out? – The Guardian

Rioting has spilled on to streets in pockets of unionist areas in Derry, Belfast and towns in County Antrim

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Northern Ireland has been rocked by six successive nights of violence with almost 50 police officers injured and a petrol bomb thrown at a bus.
What is happening?
Serious unrest has spilled on to the streets since Good Friday in pockets of unionist areas in Derry, Belfast and other towns in County Antrim. Cars have been set on fire and petrol bombs and masonry thrown at police, leaving 48 officers injured, including seven on Wednesday night during the worst disturbances so far in Belfast.
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