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    Police reinforcements sent to Northern Ireland as UK...

    euronews (in English)

    by euronews (in English)

    Hundreds of extra police have been sent from Britain to Northern Ireland after a second night of rioting by UK loyalists in Belfast. They are angry at a restriction to their annual Orange Day parades amid heightened sectarian tension.

    One officer was briefly engulfed in flames after being hit by a petrol bomb, but colleagues quickly put out the fire and he was not badly hurt.