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New 'peace fence' at St Matthew's Church in east Belfast

A new "peace fence" is to be built in east Belfast.

It will be erected inside St Mathew's Catholic Church grounds. It will be made of wire netting designed to be retractable when not needed.

The aim is to stop missiles being thrown between the mainly unionist Newtownards Road and two streets in the predominantly nationalist Short Strand.

Kevin Magee reports.