A burning double-decker bus, which was hijacked and set alight by loyalists in Rathcoole
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Plastic bullets fired in Northern Ireland rioting

Police have fired five plastic bullets during violence linked to union flag protests in Northern Ireland.

More than 30 petrol bombs have been thrown at them during the trouble.

A crowd of over 100 loyalists threw missiles at police in Carrickfergus, County Antrim, while fireworks, petrol bombs and rocks were used in the Cloughfern area of Newtownabbey.

James Cook reports.

  • 11 Jan 2013
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