29/11/2013

Council Workers 'At Risk' Over Flags At Depots

Workers at a Belfast cleansing depot have been intimidated and threatened over an Irish tricolour that has been mounted on their building.

According to the BBC, the council workers have said that Belfast City Council has put them "at risk" by not removing the flag.

It is not known who mounted the flag at the Springfield Avenue depot, but since its appearance, union flags have also been erected at other council depots.

It is understood that the council are continuing to "assess the situation".

(MH/JP)

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