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New violence flares in Northern Ireland

August 15, 2011

Rioting in Londonderry led to 7 arrests on August 13, as republican demonstrators clashed with pro-British marchers in the annual Apprentice Boys parade.

The rioting, in which cars were burned and Molotov cocktails thrown at police, marked the most serious flare-up of partisan violence since the 2003 peace accords that ended years of blooded in Northern Ireland.


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