29/06/2015

Police Attacked After Petrol Bomb Thrown At Orange Hall

The police have been attacked after a petrol bomb and paint were thrown at an Orange Hall in north Belfast.

The incident happened at the Clifton Street Orange Hall at around 10pm on Sunday.

It is being treated as a sectarian hate crime, according to the police.

Sinn Féin Councillor JJ Magee said: "This attack was wrong and those behind it offer nothing to society in bringing about respect and reconciliation between the different communities.

"I would appeal for people to desist from this activity immediately which are only adding to tensions over the marching season."

(CD/MH)

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